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Week of 24 November, 2019
Sunday - 11/24
 Five Rivers -Art Exhibit: Brew the Roost
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.



 Draft Investigation Plan - 281-301 Warner LLC Site (Roslyn) 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 the 281-301 Warner LLC Site #C130238 (Roslyn, Nassau County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through November 24, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C130238/

And at:

The Bryant Library
2 Paper Mill Road
Roslyn, NY 11576
516-621-2240



Monday - 11/25
 Five Rivers -Art Exhibit: Brew the Roost
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.



 Comment End - Prop Rulemaking 6 NYCRR Part 222, Distributed Generation Sources
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20190904_not0.html
Contact  John Barnes, P.E., NYSDEC Division of Air Resources,
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted until 5 p.m. on November 25, 2019. For further information, contact the person listed above.

Requests for information and comments related to the SIP revision may be obtained from Robert D. Bielawa, P.E., NYSDEC Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov. Written statements may be submitted until 5 pm on November 25, 2019.

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules described above will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: November 12, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Location: NYSDEC
625 Broadway
Public Assembly Room 129A/B, Albany, NY 12233

Date: November 20, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm Location: 1 Hunter's Point Plaza, 47-40 21st Street, Room 834 NYSDOT, Long Island City, NY 11101

The Department will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by November 6, 2019, to Richard McAuley, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, (518) 402-8438, air.regs@dec.ny.gov.




Tuesday - 11/26
 Five Rivers -Art Exhibit: Brew the Roost
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.



10:30 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.



Wednesday - 11/27
 Five Rivers -Art Exhibit: Brew the Roost
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.



Thursday - 11/28
 Five Rivers -Art Exhibit: Brew the Roost
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.



Friday - 11/29
 Five Rivers -Art Exhibit: Brew the Roost
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.



 Draft Investigation Plans - Carlson Park Site (Rochester) 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 draft plans to investigate contamination related to the Carlson Park Site (Rochester, Monroe Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plans will be accepted through November 29, 2019.

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

Project documents can be accessed online through the DECinfo Locator at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C828199/

--and--

Rochester Public Library, Winton Branch
611 Winton Road North
Rochester, NY 14609



 No Further Action Proposed - Chandler Incubator Site (Buffalo) 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 for no further action at the Chandler Incubator Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 29, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

North Park Library
975 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216



 Proposal to Delist 3456 Oneida St. Superfund Site (Chadwicks) 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 delist the 3456 Oneida Street Site (Chadwicks, Oneida Co.) from New York's Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites (State Superfund Registry). Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 29, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn why DEC is making this proposal and how to comment.


Saturday - 11/30
 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - 1840 Park Ave. Site (Manhattan) 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 1840 Park Avenue Site, site ID #C231140. This site is located in the Borough of Manhattan within the County of New York and is located at 1840-1856 Park Avenue. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by November 30, 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 Action Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at:

New York Public Library-125th Street Branch
224 E 125th St.
New York, NY 10035

--and--

Manhattan Community Board 11
1664 Park Ave, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10035



 Draft Inv. Plan - Garden Street Apts. Site (New Rochelle) 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 the Garden Street Apartments Site (New Rochelle, Westchester Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through November 30, 2019.

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

Project documents can be accessed at:

New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY 10801
914-632-7878



 Draft Investigation Plan - 175 Roger Ave. Site (Inwood) 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 the 175 Roger Avenue Site (Inwood, Nassau Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through November 30, 2019.

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

Project documents can be accessed online through the DECinfo Locator at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C130164/

--and--

Peninsula Public Library
280 Central Avenue
Lawrence, NY 11559
516-239-3262



 No Further Action Prop. - Former Grossingers Resort (Liberty) 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 for no further action at the Former Grossingers Resort site (Liberty, Sullivan County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 30, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Liberty Public Library
189 N Main St
Liberty, NY 12754
(845) 292-6070



10:00 AMFive Rivers - Turkey Talk
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

TURKEY TALK

During this indoor presentation , we will talk about the wild turkey and its local relatives as well as the history of this bird in New York State. We will also talk about how the population of this fascinating bird is doing and what you can do to help.

This program is designed for teenagers and adults.

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: Explore Hidden Gems of Nature
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

Have you ever visited Birdsong Parklands, Westwood Park, Lockport Nature Trail, or other hidden gems? Take a virtual walk to local parks and natural areas in this slideshow presentation.

For adults and children age 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.



2:00 PMFive Rivers - Guided Walk: Wild Turkey Trail
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

Guided Walk: WILD TURKEY TRAIL

Join us for some gentle exercise to burn off the holiday calories on this walk of about 2 miles on one of Five Rivers’ longest trails. We will amble along our managed grasslands and through a beautiful hemlock forest. We will look for animals and the signs they leave behind along the way. Please bring binoculars if you have them. This event will be canceled in the event of inclement weather or poor trail conditions.

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



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