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Week of 10 September, 2017
Sunday - 9/10
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 9/11
No Scheduled Events
Tuesday - 9/12
2:00 PMMarine Resources Advisory Council (MRAC) Meeting
Contact  John Maniscalco

The Marine Resources Advisory Council meeting will be held at:

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS),
Stony Brook University - Endeavour Hall, Room 120

Directions to Endeavour Hall at SoMAS:

Take Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) to exit 62 (Nicolls Road/County Route 97). Go North on Nicolls Road for about 9 miles. After crossing Route 347 take a left at the 2nd traffic light (South Entrance of Stony Brook University's Campus) onto South Drive. At the next light, turn right onto Marburger Drive. Less than 1000' turn right into Marine & Atmospheric Sciences entrance and immediately bear right. Follow the road to the School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences and Endeavour Hall. You may park in the lot in front of the building.

Wednesday - 9/13
No Scheduled Events
Thursday - 9/14
No Scheduled Events
Friday - 9/15
 Comment Deadline - Proposed Amendment to Freshwater Wetland Maps
Contact  Daniel Lewis, NYS DEC - Region 1 Office, Division of Fish and Wildlife
50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0278, E-mail: Daniel.lewis@dec.ny.gov.

Proposed Amendment to Freshwater Wetland Maps

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) proposes to amend Suffolk County Freshwater Wetland Map 13 of 39 to amend the boundary of an existing wetland.

Comments on the accuracy of the proposed changes may be mailed to the person listed above through September 15, 2017.

Saturday - 9/16
11:00 AMFire Island Surfcasting Clinic
Contact  I FISH NY
phone: 631-444-0280 or 631-444-0283

Fire Island National Seashore is co-sponsoring this saltwater fishing clinic with DEC. Fishing will follow instruction and education protion on saltwater fish identification, fishing regulations and surfcasting techniques.

Ages 12 years and above are welcome.

Cost: A parking fee is charged by the county. Check with Suffolk County Parks for details.

Location: Fire Island National Seashore Wilderness Visitor Center (County Rd 46, Shirley, NY 11967)

Parking: Park at Smith Point County Park

Directions: Take Southern State Parkway to exit 68, William Floyd Parkway south to the end. (Or Sunrise Highway (Rt. 27) to exit 58, William Floyd Parkway south to end.) FINS Wilderness Visitor Center is located on your right. Parking is to the left at Smith Point County Park.

No Saltwater Fishing Registry is needed during the hours of this event.

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