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Week of 18 August, 2019
Sunday - 8/18
 Draft Investigation Plan - Centre Ave. Development-South (New Rochelle) Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as Centre Avenue Development - South, site ID #C360182. This site is located in the City of New Rochelle in Westchester County and is located at 33 Center Avenue. Public comments about the draft work plan must be submitted by August 18, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at:

New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY 10801



Monday - 8/19
 Proposed Cleanup - 1500 Astor Ave. Site (Bronx) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to 1500 Astor Avenue, site ID #C203105 (Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 19, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at:

New York Public Library – Eastchester Branch
1385 East Gun Hill Road
Bronx, NY 10469
718-653-3292

--and--

Borough Community Board 11
1741 Colden Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
718-892-6262




 Proposed Cleanup - Hunts Point Parcel D Site (Bronx) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Hunts Point Parcel D, site ID #C203100 (Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 19, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at:

New York Public Library – Woodstock Branch
761 East 160th Street
Bronx, NY 10456
718-665-6255

--and--

Bronx Community Board 2
1029 East 163rd Street, Suite 202
Bronx, NY 10459
718-328-9125



 Proposed Cleanup - Viele Ave. Site (Bronx) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to Viele Avenue, site ID #C203103 (Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 19, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at:

New York Public Library – Woodstock Branch
761 East 160th Street
Bronx, NY 10456
718-665-6255

--and--

Bronx Community Board 2
1029 East 163rd Street, Suite 202
Bronx, NY 10459
718-328-9125



9:00 AMFive Rivers - Inspired by Five Rivers Art Exhibit
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.



10:00 AMPublic Availability Session: Proposed Hazardous Waste Revisions
https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/100424.html
Contact  RCRA Compliance and Technical Support section
Phone - (518) 402-8652 Email - HWRegs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

A public availability session will be held prior to the hearing for the proposed hazardous waste revisions. The session will take place as follows at a location that is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 8/19/2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B, Albany, NY 12233

During this availability session, DEC technical staff will be available to answer questions from the public about the proposed revisions to the hazardous waste regulations.



1:00 PMFive Rivers - Monday Funday Explorers
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Get outside and explore Five Rivers! Meet us in front of the visitor center to head out on an adventure. Each week we will have a different theme and explore a new trail. Come for as many sessions as you’d like, and dress for outdoor activity. For children in grades K-5 and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.



 Public Hearing: Proposed Hazardous Waste Revisions
https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/100424.html
Contact  RCRA Compliance and Technical Support section
Phone - (518) 402-8651 Email - HWRegs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

A public hearing for the proposed rule will be held as follows at a location that is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: 8/19/2019
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Public Assembly Room 129A/B, Albany, NY 12233

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by August 12, 2019 to: Michelle Ching, NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7256; Phone (518) 402-8651; E-mail: HWRegs@dec.ny.gov.



Tuesday - 8/20
9:00 AMFive Rivers - Inspired by Five Rivers Art Exhibit
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.



 Five Rivers - L.E.I. : Wonderful Wetlands and Watershed Adventures
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Living Environment Institute: WONDERFUL WETLANDS AND WATERSHED ADVENTURES

Hosted by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
in coordination with the National Estuarine Research Reserve and Cornell University

What: Watershed Adventures
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY
Date: August 20–22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with an evening program on Wednesday (until 7:00 PM; light dinner provided)
Cost: $60.00 for resources and refreshments

 

To register or for more information, call 518-475-0291 or email 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov

Join us for the either or both Living Environment Institutes (LEI), as we explore wetlands and watersheds. Wetlands and watersheds are relevant and exciting topics for students and teachers alike. LEI participants will explore the wide variety of wetlands as well as the Hudson River watershed, from New York’s mountains to the river itself. We will look at the wetlands and watershed through the multidisciplinary eyes of artists, scientists, resource managers, and ourselves.
LEI participants will bring home an understanding of the essential role of wetlands and watersheds,  gain valuable knowledge, standards-based curriculum and activities, and connect with a network of peers. We'll do this with the guidance of experts who will share techniques for engaging students across disciplines and grade levels.
Teachers and youth educators of all ages and grades are welcome. NYS-Certified teachers and administrators will receive NYS Department of Education’s CTLE hours, and this program fulfills the requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve’s Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) program.

 


9:30 AMFive Rivers - Friends of Five Rivers Walking Club
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Would you like to take a walk in nature, but would rather not go alone?

Join the "Walkers' Club" at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center on Tuesday mornings, 9:30 to 10:30 am.

Participants will gather at the Visitor Center and choose which trail they will walk that morning. This is an opportunity to walk with others and make new friends. These walks are not guided or led by staff. Walkers' Club is a free activity.

If you would like to be added to our special "Walkers Club" email list to receive updates, email us at FriendsFiveRivers@outlook.com.



10:30 AMUrban and Community Forestry Grants Information Session - Albany County
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html
Contact  Urban and Community Forestry Program
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

The NYS Urban and Community Forestry program is pleased to present information sessions in preparation for the Round 15 grant. Funding for urban forestry grants will be available from the Environmental Protection Fund for projects throughout the state.

The application for funding is expected to be available in Fall 2019. Project categories include planting, maintenance, tree inventories, forest management plans and education programs.

To assist potential applicants, information sessions have been scheduled at locations around the state. This information session for Albany County is from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM on August 20th at Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Ave. Delmar 12054

If you're planning on attending this information session, please let us know by completing the form here: http://tinyurl.com/UCFGrantInfo



6:00 PMCommercial Fisheries Licensing Review Public Meeting (Point Lookout)
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/114231.html
Contact  Maureen Davidson
maureen.davidson@dec.ny.gov

Meeting will be located at the Bishop Malloy Recreational Center, 15 Parkside Road Drive, Point Lookout, NY 11569.

DEC will host meeting for stakeholders to review New York Maine Fisheries Licensing Report (PDF) and provide verbal and written comments. Comments will be accepted through September 30, 2019. 

Submit written comments by:

  • Email to FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov with subject line "GLP Permits"
  • Mail to Maureen Davidson, NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733.


Wednesday - 8/21
 Proposed Cleanup - Allied Chemical - Willis Ave. Site (Geddes) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Allied Chemical - Willis Avenue Site #734026 (Town of Geddes), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 21, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal, the public meeting, and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Onondaga County Public Library Syracuse Branch
447 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 435-1800

Solvay Public Library
615 Woods Road
Solvay, NY 13209
(315) 468-2441

Atlantic States Legal Foundation
658 West Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 475-1170

New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation
615 Erie Boulevard, West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 426-7400



9:00 AMUrban and Community Forestry Grants Information Session - Jefferson County
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html
Contact  Urban and Community Forestry Program
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

The NYS Urban and Community Forestry program is pleased to present information sessions in preparation for the Round 15 grant. Funding for urban forestry grants will be available from the Environmental Protection Fund for projects throughout the state.

The application for funding is expected to be available in Fall 2019. Project categories include planting, maintenance, tree inventories, forest management plans and education programs.

To assist potential applicants, information sessions have been scheduled at locations around the state. This information session for Jefferson County is from 9 AM - 11 AM on August 21 at Watertown City Hall, 245 Washington St. Watertown NY 13601

If you're planning on attending this information session, please let us know by completing the form here: http://tinyurl.com/UCFGrantInfo



 Five Rivers - Inspired by Five Rivers Art Exhibit
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.



 Five Rivers - L.E.I. : Wonderful Wetlands and Watershed Adventures
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Living Environment Institute: WONDERFUL WETLANDS AND WATERSHED ADVENTURES

Hosted by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
in coordination with the National Estuarine Research Reserve and Cornell University

What: Watershed Adventures
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY
Date: August 20–22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with an evening program on Wednesday (until 7:00 PM; light dinner provided)
Cost: $60.00 for resources and refreshments

 

To register or for more information, call 518-475-0291 or email 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov

Join us for the either or both Living Environment Institutes (LEI), as we explore wetlands and watersheds. Wetlands and watersheds are relevant and exciting topics for students and teachers alike. LEI participants will explore the wide variety of wetlands as well as the Hudson River watershed, from New York’s mountains to the river itself. We will look at the wetlands and watershed through the multidisciplinary eyes of artists, scientists, resource managers, and ourselves.
LEI participants will bring home an understanding of the essential role of wetlands and watersheds,  gain valuable knowledge, standards-based curriculum and activities, and connect with a network of peers. We'll do this with the guidance of experts who will share techniques for engaging students across disciplines and grade levels.
Teachers and youth educators of all ages and grades are welcome. NYS-Certified teachers and administrators will receive NYS Department of Education’s CTLE hours, and this program fulfills the requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve’s Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) program.

 


10:00 AMReinstein Woods: Senior Stroll
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Experience nature at your own pace, and enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the woods. For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.



1:00 PMFive Rivers - Monarch Larva Monitoring
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Wear long pants and bring a sun hat and water. We will meet at the visitor center. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.



2:00 PMCarpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project Meeting
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/108942.html
Contact  Region 7 Division of Lands and Forests
R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host two public meetings to present specific project designs and accept feedback on the Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project located in the town of Niles, Cayuga County. 

DEC will open a 30-day comment period on the project design with two public information sessions on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Niles Town Hall, 5923 New Hope Road, Moravia, NY 13118.

DEC is in the process of developing site upgrades to improve public access to the popular waterfalls that are located on Carpenter Falls Unique Area. Improvements will include a parking lot, boardwalk, and observation platform to view Carpenter Falls, all designed to welcome individuals with mobility impairments. 

The project area is part of the larger Hewitt-Cayuga Highlands Management Unit. On June 7, 2018 DEC presented the concept of improving public access to Carpenter Falls as part of the unit management plan update. DEC considered project comments during the design process, which included requests for additional opportunities to comment on a specific project design. 

DEC welcomes public comments until Monday, September 23 via email with the subject line “Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project” to R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov, and by U.S. mail or phone to: John Clancy, Supervising Forester, NYSDEC Region 7, 1285 Fisher Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-3095 ext. 224.



6:00 PMCarpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project Comment Deadline
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/108942.html
Contact  Region 7 Division of Lands and Forests
R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host two public meetings to present specific project designs and accept feedback on the Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project located in the town of Niles, Cayuga County. 

DEC will open a 30-day comment period on the project design with two public information sessions on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Niles Town Hall, 5923 New Hope Road, Moravia, NY 13118.

DEC is in the process of developing site upgrades to improve public access to the popular waterfalls that are located on Carpenter Falls Unique Area. Improvements will include a parking lot, boardwalk, and observation platform to view Carpenter Falls, all designed to welcome individuals with mobility impairments. 

The project area is part of the larger Hewitt-Cayuga Highlands Management Unit. On June 7, 2018 DEC presented the concept of improving public access to Carpenter Falls as part of the unit management plan update. DEC considered project comments during the design process, which included requests for additional opportunities to comment on a specific project design. 

DEC welcomes public comments until Monday, September 23 via email with the subject line “Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project” to R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov, and by U.S. mail or phone to: John Clancy, Supervising Forester, NYSDEC Region 7, 1285 Fisher Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-3095 ext. 224.



 Commercial Fisheries Licensing Review Public Meeting (East Hampton)
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/114231.html
Contact  Maureen Davidson
maureen.davidson@dec.ny.gov


Meeting will be located at East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

DEC will host meeting for stakeholders to review New York Marine Fisheries Licensing Report (PDF) and provide verbal and written comments. Comments will be accepted through September 30, 2019. 

Submit written comments by:

  • Email to FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov with subject line "GLP Permits"
  • Mail to Maureen Davidson, NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733


Thursday - 8/22
9:00 AMFive Rivers - Inspired by Five Rivers Art Exhibit
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.



 Five Rivers - L.E.I. : Wonderful Wetlands and Watershed Adventures
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Living Environment Institute: WONDERFUL WETLANDS AND WATERSHED ADVENTURES

Hosted by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
in coordination with the National Estuarine Research Reserve and Cornell University

What: Watershed Adventures
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY
Date: August 20–22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with an evening program on Wednesday (until 7:00 PM; light dinner provided)
Cost: $60.00 for resources and refreshments

 

To register or for more information, call 518-475-0291 or email 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov

Join us for the either or both Living Environment Institutes (LEI), as we explore wetlands and watersheds. Wetlands and watersheds are relevant and exciting topics for students and teachers alike. LEI participants will explore the wide variety of wetlands as well as the Hudson River watershed, from New York’s mountains to the river itself. We will look at the wetlands and watershed through the multidisciplinary eyes of artists, scientists, resource managers, and ourselves.
LEI participants will bring home an understanding of the essential role of wetlands and watersheds,  gain valuable knowledge, standards-based curriculum and activities, and connect with a network of peers. We'll do this with the guidance of experts who will share techniques for engaging students across disciplines and grade levels.
Teachers and youth educators of all ages and grades are welcome. NYS-Certified teachers and administrators will receive NYS Department of Education’s CTLE hours, and this program fulfills the requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve’s Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) program.

 


10:00 AMUrban and Community Forestry Grants Information Session - Warren County
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html
Contact  Urban and Community Forestry Program
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

The NYS Urban and Community Forestry program is pleased to present information sessions in preparation for the Round 15 grant. Funding for urban forestry grants will be available from the Environmental Protection Fund for projects throughout the state.

The application for funding is expected to be available in Fall 2019. Project categories include planting, maintenance, tree inventories, forest management plans and education programs.

To assist potential applicants, information sessions have been scheduled at locations around the state. This information session for Warren County is from 10 AM - 12 PM on August 22nd at the DEC Region 5 Office, 232 Golf Course Rd. Warrensburg NY 12885

If you're planning on attending this information session, please let us know by completing the form here: http://tinyurl.com/UCFGrantInfo



Friday - 8/23
 Draft Investigation Plan - Niacet Site (Niagara Falls) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a draft plan to investigate contamination related to Niacet site ID #C932172 (Niagara Falls), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through August 23, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft plan and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Niagara Falls Public Library
Earl W. Brydges Building
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 286-4894
nfplinfo@nioga.org



 Proposed Delist - Roehlen Engraving Site (Henrietta) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to delete the Roehlen Engraving Site (Henrietta, Monroe Co.) from the Registry of State Superfund Sites. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 23, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn why DEC is proposing to delete the site, and how to comment.



9:00 AMFive Rivers - Inspired by Five Rivers Art Exhibit
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.



Saturday - 8/24
 Proposed Cleanup - 11 Spencer St. Site (Brooklyn) Extended Comment deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan for a site known as 11 Spencer Street, site ID #C224204. This site is located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood in the City of Brooklyn within Kings County and is located at 11 Spencer Street.

The original comment period was scheduled to end August 10, 2019. Due to requests from the public, DEC has extended the comment period an additional 14 days. All comments now must be submitted by August 24, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at:

Brooklyn Public Library Clinton Hill Branch
380 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238

--and--

Brooklyn Community Board 3
1360 Fulton Street, Room 202
Brooklyn, NY 11216.



9:00 AMFive Rivers - Inspired by Five Rivers Art Exhibit
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.



10:00 AMFive Rivers - Family Fun: Short Talks on Live Critters
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Family Fun: SHORT TALKS ON LIVE CRITTERS
Join us for a series of three short talks featuring live animals. Each talk will be no more than 15 minutes long, so come to all, or just one or two. We will have live birds and turtles on hand and will share fascinating facts about these local creatures. These programs are designed for children and their parents.

Talks begin at 10:00 AM, 10:20 AM and 10:40 AM.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.



 Reinstein Woods: Stories in The Woods
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

June 22 - Pollinators: Celebrate National Pollinator Week by enjoying a pollinator-themed nature story, followed by a guided walk to look for local pollinators. For children ages 3 to 7. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

August 24 - Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods. For children ages 3 to 7. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.



2:00 PMFive Rivers - Family Fun: Mammal Mayhem
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Family Fun: MAMMAL MAYHEM

Do you have questions about the mammals featured in Five Rivers’ visitor center? Do you have questions about other New York State mammals or would you just like to learn more about these furry creatures? We will feature a table of furs and skulls, so you can get up close and personal with your favorite mammal. Stop in with your questions and your curiosity. A Five Rivers environmental educator will be on hand to answer your questions.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.



2:30 PMReinstein Woods: Birding 101
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

June 22, Class #6 - Which woodpecker am I? Learn how to identify the different woodpeckers found in Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

July 27, Class #7 - Search for sparrows in the woods and learn about the eight species that visit here. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

August 24, Class #8 - Why do birds migrate? Learn which species to look for as they prepare for their long journey south. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.



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