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Tuesday February 5, 2019
10:00 AM
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

WHO: Programs are for adults and pre-school children.

WHAT: Adults (parent, grandparent, or guardian) and children (ages 2-4) together will take part in exploring the natural world during different seasons of the year. Each 1 ½ hour session will begin with the sharing of a story book on a nature topic. Participants will take part in an outdoor activity that is suggested by the book. After their guided walk, they will return indoors to take part in a craft or take-home project.

WHEN: Each session will take place over a 4 week period. Participants may come either on Tuesday or on Wednesday. (Both days will be identical. Please commit to either Tuesday or Wednesday.) Sessions run from 10:00 to 11:30 am. You may sign up for as many sessions as you like.

EXTRA: Participants will keep an age-appropriate record of their nature adventures and will be sent an e-mail before each meeting day. The e-mails will be a reminder and a picture clue of what that week's adventure will be.

SNOW DATES: Feb 12 or Feb 13

COST: 4 week Session: Basic session fee = $25.00 + Material fee per child per session of $10.00

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Joanne Macklin, Executive Director at (518)475-0295 or email friendsfiverivers@outlook.com .

7:00 PM
Contact  Edward Anna, NYS DEC - Division of Water, Bureau of Water Resource Management
625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany NY 12233-3508, E-mail: waterlog@dec.ny.gov

This notice announces the availability of a DRAFT Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) document proposed by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) to address the following waterbody:

Conesus Lake, Livingston County
Conesus Lake is impaired for phosphorus.

States are required by Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act and the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (US EPA) implementing regulations (40CFR Part 130) to develop TMDL plans for waterbodies and pollutants where water quality standards are not being met.

Conesus Lake is one of the Governor's 12 Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Priority Lakes. The HABs Action Plan and the TMDL are aligned. As part of the strategy to alleviate HABs in the Lake, NYS DEC has retained a contractor to develop Aeration and Nutrient Inactivation Plans to be implemented in the Lake.

A Public Meeting to discuss the findings of the TMDL and to answer questions will be held as follows:

Date: February 5, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Livonia Central School District Connell Building Auditorium
40 Spring Street
Livonia, NY

TMDL Comments can be mailed or e-mailed to the contact listed above by the close of business February 19, 2019.

LegendFive Rivers Meetings

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