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Week of 10 December, 2017
Sunday - 12/10
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 12/11
 Draft Investigation Plan - Joey's Cleaners Site (Bronx) 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 draft plan to investigate contamination related to the Joey's Cleaners Site (East Gun Hill Road, Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 11, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Bronx Public Library - Allerton Branch, 2740 Barnes Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467; phone: 718-881-4240  --and--  Bronx Community Board No. 12, 4101 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10466; phone: 718-881-4455.



3:00 PMFrontier Town Public Information Session
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/112114.html

There will be two public information sessions on 12/11/17 to discuss plans for the Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian, and Day Use Area. This is a new, accessible, public campground proposed at the site of the former Frontier Town theme park in the town of North Hudson, Essex County.

Sessions: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Town of North Hudson Town Hall


6:00 PMFrontier Town Public Information Session
Information http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/112114.html

There will be two public information sessions on 12/11/17 to discuss plans for the Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian, and Day Use Area. This is a new, accessible, public campground proposed at the site of the former Frontier Town theme park in the town of North Hudson, Essex County.

Sessions: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Town of North Hudson Town Hall


Tuesday - 12/12
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 12/13
 Comment Deadline - Draft Mute Swan Revised Plan
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7076.html
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife - Mute Swan Plan
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4754; or e-mailing Wildlife@dec.ny.gov (subject line - "Mute Swan Plan")

Public comments on the Mute Swan Revised Management Plan must be submitted in writing to the contact listed above no later than December 13, 2017. 



 Extended Comment Deadline - Mute Swans in New York
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/111378.html
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife - Mute Swan Plan
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4754; or e-mailing Wildlife@dec.ny.gov (subject line - "Mute Swan Plan")

Please take notice that the public comment hearing originally scheduled for September 19, 2017 at the Suffolk County Water Authority located at 260 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, New York 11788 was cancelled and is rescheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the same location.

In addition, the deadline to submit public comments on the Draft Mute Swan Management Plan has been extended from December 6, 2017 to December 13, 2017.



4:00 PMReinstein Woods - Teachers in Nature: Prof. Dev. Ser - Growing up 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.



Thursday - 12/14
 RFA Deadline - Pollution Prevention Institute Request for Applications
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171004_not0.html
Contact  Timothy Kirchgraber, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management
625 Broadway, 9th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: 518-402-9469, E-mail: PollutionPrevention@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has issued a Request for Application to solicit applications from public and private universities, or non-profit institutions, to operate a pollution prevention institute in New York state (Institute).

To apply for this opportunity, log-in or create an account in the NYS Grants Gateway at: https://grantsgateway.ny.gov or https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/module/nysgg/goportal.aspx and search for Pollution Prevention.

The question and answer period ends on November 8, 2017. Applications are due December 14, 2017.



4:30 PMReinstein Woods: After School Escape
http://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

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 - 12/15
 BCP Application for 215 North 10th St. Site (Brooklyn) 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 215 North 10th Street, site ID #C224229. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 215 North 10th Street. Comments regarding the application must be submitted by December 15, 2017.

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

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Brooklyn Public Library-Williamsburgh Branch, 240 Division Avenue, Brooklyn, 11211  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, 11211.



 BCP Application for ENRX Annex 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 ENRX Annex Site, site ID #C915325. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 50 Hannah Street. Comments regarding the application must be submitted by December 15, 2017.

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

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo 14203.



 BCP Application for Former Mohawk Furniture Site (Broadalbin) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Former Mohawk Furniture, site ID #C518025. This site is located in the Village of Broadalbin, within the County of Fulton, and is located at 5 Mill Street. Comments regarding the application must be submitted by December 15, 2017.

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

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Broadalbin Village Hall, 16 West Main Street, Broadalbin, NY 12025.



8:00 AMPlanting and Treating After EAB
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Mary Martin
518.402.9028

This half day workshop will help attendees learn about how to recover from an EAB infestation. DEC, ISA, and CNLP credits will be available. Early registration is due by December 7th.

Parkside Lodge 
84 Parkside Ave 
Buffalo, NY 14214   


Saturday - 12/16
10:00 AMReinstein Woods: Stories in the Woods
http://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

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 to sign up.



 Five Rivers - Watchable Wildlife: Winter Birds
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

Date/Time: Saturday, December 16, 10:00 AM

Watchable Wildlife: WINTER BIRDS

Bring your binoculars on this winter stroll to look for birds and other wildlife. Fight those winter blues by getting outdoors in the brief daylight and enjoying the view. This mile-long amble will take place on relatively flat terrain. All are welcome, from beginning birders to experts. If you don’t have binoculars, we have a few to loan.



11:00 AMReinstein Woods: Woods Walk - Nature Guide's Choice
http://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

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



2:00 PMFive Rivers - Family Fun: The Ways of Winter Wildlife
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: The Ways of Winter Wildlife

Please join us on Saturday, December 16, 2:00 PM for this family-friendly event, which will incorporate our displays and a live animal presentation to demonstrate the ways animals in our area survive the winter. If weather permits, we will also venture outside for a half-mile walk on relatively flat trails to see some winter wildlife behaviors in action. This event is most suitable for children ages 8 to 12. Adults must accompany children.



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