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Week of 5 November, 2017
Sunday - 11/5
 Proposed Cleanup - Atlantic Chestnut Site (Brooklyn) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
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 Atlantic Chestnut - Lot 1 Site (Fulton St., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 5, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment (information in English y Espanol).

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library, Cypress Hills Branch, 1197 Sutter Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208; phone: 718-277-6004  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 5, 127 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207; phone: 718-498-5711.



Monday - 11/6
 Proposed Cleanup - Polychrome R&D Site (Yonkers) Public Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
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 Polychrome Research and Development Site (Polychrome West) (Yonkers, Westchester Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 6, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: City of Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Branch, One Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701, Attn: Edward Falcone.



7:00 PMFive Rivers - HMBC Speaker Series: Birding the Rio Grande Valley
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

HMBC Speaker Series: Valley of Birds - Birding the Rio Grande Valley from Brownsville to Laredo

Monday, November 6, 7:00 to 9:00 PM join members of the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club for their monthly speaker series. Details for this month’s program, presented by Scott Stoner and Denise Hackert-Stoner, are at https://hmbc.net/content/valley-birds-birding-rio-grande-valley-brownsville-Laredo.



Tuesday - 11/7
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 11/8
 Draft Investigation Plan - 68 Tonawanda St. Site (Buffalo) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
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 68 Tonawanda Street Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 8, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Riverside Branch Library, 820 Tonawanda Street, Buffalo, NY 14207; phone: 716-875-0562.



9:00 AMUrban Forestry: Proper Pruning and Chainsaw Techniques
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Lands & Forests
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

This full-day workshop will provide information on pruning and chainsaws. Professor Marty Dodge will discuss the ins-and-outs of chainsaws in the morning, and demonstrate chainsaw filing techniques in the afternoon. Neil Hendrickson will explain the basics of pruning and ANSI standards, both of which will be demonstrated in the afternoon by Genesee Tree Service. Sessions feature outdoor demonstrations, dress for the weather.

Pavilion Lodge
Ellison Park Road
Rochester, NY 14625



4:00 PMReinstein Woods - Teachers in Nature: Prof. Dev. Series - STEM in the Schoolyard
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.



Thursday - 11/9
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 - 11/10
 BCP Application - 1001 East Delavan Ave. Site (Buffalo) Public 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 1001 East Delavan Avenue, site ID #C915196B. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within Erie County, at 1001 East Delavan Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by November 10, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Buffalo and Erie County Central Library - 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203  --and--  East Delavan Branch, 1187 E. Delavan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215.



 Comment Deadline Extrended - Conservation Easement Amendment
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/111595.html
Contact  Peter D'Luhosch, Conservation Easement Specialist, NYS DEC
6739 US Hwy. 11, Potsdam, NY 13676, Phone (315)-265-3090, email: r6.ump@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is extending the public comment period on the draft amendment to the 5 Mile Conservation Easement Interim Recreation Management Plan and the conservation easement portion of the Raquette Boreal Wild Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP).

The draft amendment plan can be found on the DEC website .

The public can submit comments to the contact listed above.  Public comment on the draft amendment plan will be accepted through November 10, 2017.



 Decision Docs. - Sites in Peter Cooper Vlg. & Stuyvesant Twn. - Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites public comment about draft Decision Documents regarding former Manufactured Gas Plant Sites located in Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town, Manhattan. Public comments about the draft Decision Documents will be accepted through November 10, 2017.

A public meeting also has been scheduled: October 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM at JHS 104 (auditorium), 330 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft Decision Documents, public meeting, and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer's Office, 1 Centre St., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10007; phone: 212-669-8300  --and--  Epiphany Branch, New York Public Library, 228 E. 23 St., New York, NY 100010; phone: 212-679-2645  --and--  Community Board 6, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY 10010; phone: 212-319-3750.



 Proposed Cleanup - Fmr. Corning Hospital Site (Corning) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to the Former Corning Hospital and Related Parcels Site (Corning, Steuben County), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 10, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Southeast Steuben County Library, Attn: Michelle Wells, 300 Nasser Circle Center Plaza, Suite #101, Corning, NY 14830; phone: 607-936-3713.



Saturday - 11/11
 Proposed Cleanup - K-Front St. Holder Station (Brooklyn) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
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 K-Front Street Holder Station Site (Brooklyn), within New York's Manufactured Gas Plant Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through November 11, 2017.

A public meeting also will be held to discuss the proposal: October 18, 2017 at 7:00PM at P.S. 287, Bailey K. Ashford, 50 Navy Street, Brooklyn, NY.

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: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights Branch, 109 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201; phone: 718-982-7349  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 2, Attn: Robert Perris, 350 Jay Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; phone: 718-596-5410.



10:00 AMFive Rivers - Guided Walk: Service Road Loop 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 Hike: Service Road Loop Trail

Join us on Saturday, November 11, 10:00 AM for a 1.5-mile walk where we will experience a cross section of Five Rivers’ habitats. After passing through old fields and shrubland, we will skirt the edges of ponds and marshes, and then walk through the woods. With a variety of habitats comes the chance to encounter a variety of wildlife. The terrain is flat and the trails are wide.



2:00 PMFive Rivers - Watchable Wildlife: White-tailed Deer
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

Watchable Wildlife: White-Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is popular with wildlife watchers, nature photographers, and hunters. On Saturday, November 11th @ 2:00 pm we will walk the trails looking for signs of deer and hopefully have the opportunity to watch some. Along the way we will discuss the natural history of the deer as well as how DEC manages deer populations for all of us to enjoy.



5:00 PMReinstein Woods - Nature's Gatherings
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Sample fine regional wines and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, as you help support the Friends of Reinstein Woods. Western New York artisans will be showcasing their nature-themed artwork and specialty items, all available for purchase. Please note: This event will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road in Cheektowaga. Call 716-683-5959 for more information, or purchase tickets online at www.reinsteinwoods.org



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