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Week of 12 November, 2017
Sunday - 11/12
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



Monday - 11/13
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



Tuesday - 11/14
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



10:30 AMAwards Ceremony - 14th Annual NYS Environmental Excellence Awards
http://www.dec.ny.gov/public/945.html
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
email awards@dec.ny.gov or call (518)402-8706

The Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in recognition of outstanding, innovative and sustainable projects or programs and unique partnerships that are contributing to a healthier environment and economy and serving as models of excellence. Award winners are an elite group of committed organizations leading by example as serving as models of excellence within their industry and community.

Winners are honored each year at an awards ceremony. The ceremony, which is usually held in late November or early December, allows winners to present and display information about their award winning project or program. Some benefits of receiving an award include visibility as a sector leader and furthering your organization's mission through networking and marketing opportunities. For additional information, contact the Pollution Prevention Unit at: awards@dec.ny.gov or call (518) 402-9469.

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: Registration 10:00 am - Ceremony 10:30am - 12:30pm, Luncheon 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Place: Union College, College Park Hall, 450 Nott Street, Schenectady, NY 12308

To reserve a seat at the 14th Annual Award Ceremony register now (link leaves DEC website).



Wednesday - 11/15
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



8:30 AMHudson River Estuary Management Advisory Committee
http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/46924.html
Contact  Hudson River Estuary Program
hrep@dec.ny.gov

The Hudson River Estuary Management Advisory Committee (HREMAC) was established in 1987. The committee's volunteer members are appointed by the DEC Commissioner and represent interests directly involved in the estuary including commercial fishing, recreational uses, research, education, conservation, local government, marine trades and industry. The committee meets three times per year and provides a forum where the views and opinions of committee members can be shared with state resource managers. The committee serves to advise DEC on regulatory, policy and other matters affecting the management, protection and use of the Hudson River estuary, its tributaries and shorelands, including implementation of the Hudson River Estuary Program.


4:00 PMReinstein Woods - Teachers in Nature: Prof. Dev. Series - Flying WILD
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Sign up for one or more workshops to learn how to connect your students to nature! CTLE credit hours may be available for select programs. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.



6:30 PMTrout Stream Management in NYS Queens - Long Island City
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/111015.html

NYSDEC Region 2 Office
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Directions to Region 2 Office



7:00 PMPublic Meeting - Update on Beaver Lake Dam Dist. Investigation (Washingtonville)
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Public Meeting Location: Washingtonville Middle School Auditorium, 38 West Main St., Washingtonville, NY 10992

DEC invites the public to the meeting for an update about perfluorinated compound sampling in the Beaver Dam Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District. During the meeting, representatives of DEC and the New York State Department of Health will make a short presentation, followed by an availability session to provide an opportunity for the community to ask questions about the investigations.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn more about the meeting and the investigations.



Thursday - 11/16
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



11:00 AMAdventure NY Ribbon Cutting- Mt Loretto

As part of Governor Cuomo’s Adventure NY initiative, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will unveil new improvements at Mt Loretto Unique Area.

Who: Executive Deputy Commissioner Ken Lynch and Regional Director Steve Zahn will be joined by state and local elected officials and community partners.

What: Ribbon cutting to unveil new improvements at Mt Loretto Unique Area, A guided walk along renovated roads and newly constructed pavilion

When: Tuesday, October 24, 1 p.m.

Where: Mt. Loretto Unique Area: 6450 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10309



4:30 PMReinstein Woods - After School Escape
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required.



Friday - 11/17
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



 BCP Application - Belle Harbor Shopping Ctr. Site (Queens) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Belle Harbor Shopping Center, site ID #C241048. This site is located in the neighborhood of Belle Harbor, within the County Queens, and is located at 112-15 Beach Channel Drive. Public comments about the application must be submitted by November 17, 2017.

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

The application and other relevant documents are available at: Queens Central Library – Archive Dept, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, 11432  --and--  Queens Community Board 14, 1931 Mott Ave #311, Far Rockaway, 11691.



 BCP Application - Former Huck Manufacturing Site (Kingston) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Former Huck Manufacturing Site, site ID #C356054. This site is located in the City of Kingston, within the County of Ulster, and is located at 85 Grand Street, Kingston, NY 12401. Public comments about the application must be submitted by November 17, 2017.

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

The application and other relevant documents are available at: Kingston Library, 55 Franklin Street, Kingston, NY 12401.



 BCP Application - Former Nu-Brite Cleaners Site (Manhattan) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Former Nu-Brite Cleaners, site ID #C231072. This site is located in the City of New York, within the County of New York, and is located at 1299 1st Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by November 17, 2017.

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

The application and other relevant documents are available at: New York Public Library – 67th Street Branch, 328 East 67th Street, New York, 10065.



 BCP Application - Sid Harvey Ind. Facility (Valley Stream) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Sid Harvey Industries Facility, site ID #C130087. This site is located in the Village of Valley Stream, within the County of Nassau, and is located at 100 East Mineola Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by November 17, 2017.

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

The application and other relevant documents are available at: Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream, 11582.



 Comment Deadline Extended - Draft Forest Preserve Bicycle Trail Mgmt Guidance
http://co-nt-rdprod1/cms/WebClient/SmartEdit.aspx?timeStamp...
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-4254, email - adirondackpark@dec.ny.gov

New York’s Forest Preserve is a destination for various road- and trail-based cycling opportunities. This document provides guidelines solely for the management of Department of Environmental Conservation singletrack bicycle trails on Forest Preserve lands in both the Adirondack and Catskill Parks. It is intended to help land managers consistently design, construct and maintain bike trails and bike trail networks that protect natural resources and wild forest character while also providing a valuable recreational opportunity.

The Department is accepting public comment on the Draft Guidance until November 17, 2017. Please send comments to the contact listed above.



Saturday - 11/18
 Comment Deadline -Guidance for Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171108_not0.html
Contact  Eric Kasza, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: catskillpark@dec.ny.gov.

The Draft Guidance for the Siting, Construction, and Maintenance of Single-Track Bike Trails on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks (Management Guidance) provides guidelines solely for the management of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) single-track bicycle trails (bike trails) on Forest Preserve lands.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person listed above until December 8, 2017.



10:00 AMFive Rivers - Nature's Accessible Guided Walk
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

Nature's Accessible Guided Walk

On Saturday, November 18, 10:00 AM we will go out on the Natures Accessible Backyard Trail and use our senses to explore and discover what’s happening in late fall at Five Rivers. A limited number of mobility devices are available. Please call us at 518-475-0291 to reserve one.


 Reinstein Woods - Nature Vacation Adventure
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Plan your next vacation as we journey through redwood forests, ocean reefs and other natural wonders in this slideshow presentation. For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.



11:00 AMReinstein Woods - Woods Walk: Nature Guide's Choice
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a guided nature walk through the woods. No registration required.



2:00 PMFive Rivers - Wilderness: Creating a Changing American Identity
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

Wilderness: Creating A Changing American Identity

How did the landscape of America influence the identity of a young nation? Join us on Saturday, November 18 @ 2:00 pm for a look at why Five Rivers Environmental Education Center is a direct result of how our landscape historically defined us and continues to do so today.



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