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Tuesday July 23, 2019
 
9:00 AM
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

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.


9:30 AM
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.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/117115.html
Contact  RCRA Compliance and Technical Support section
Phone - (518) 402-8652 Email - HWRegs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

NYS DEC will host a public meeting to provide a general overview the federal rules included in a new hazardous waste rulemaking and an in depth discussion of the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule. These revisions include provisions from several federal rules, including the e-Manifest Rules, Definition of Solid Waste Rule (as amended 2015), Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, and Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule. This public meeting will include a presentation and NYS DEC will be soliciting comment on these potential revisions. For more information, please see NYS DEC's Hazardous Waste Revisions Under Consideration webpage.

You must register for this meeting in order to attend.

Location: NYS DEC Central Office, Public Assembly Room 129 A/B - 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233

This public meeting will be held at a location that is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility.

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by July 9, 2019 to: RCRA Compliance and Technical Support section, NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7256; Phone (518) 402-8651; E-mail: HWRegs@dec.ny.gov.


10:00 AM
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

Time: 10:00 am to 11:30am, Tuesday through Friday, rain or shine.

Each day begins with the reading of a story from nature. Hands-on activities will follow from the theme of the story and includes exploration, discovery, games, and crafts. Fridays will be spent by and in the stream. Please note the clothing requirements below.

Due to the nature of the activities we ask that only registered children attend.

Fee - One Adult + One Child + Materials Fee:
 Members $45.00, Non Members $60.00, $15.00 for each additional registered child.

Additional Information

How to dress for the programs:

Participants should dress for the out-of-doors. Shoes or sneakers (not sandals) are required footwear. Long pants are suggested to protect against poison ivy and insect bites. A hat is recommended.

Summer Family Fun (ages 2-8):Friday sessions will be spent wading in the stream; old sneakers and shorts are more appropriate for these days. Footwear must be worn in the stream. Water shoes must have a back strap and toes must be covered.

All participants should bring rain gear if the weather looks threatening. You may want to bring a small backpack.

Water:

All participants should bring water. Snacks are encouraged.

A note on insect repellent:

Insects are attracted to strong smelling shampoo, soaps and sweet smelling snacks. Your first line of defense should be the elimination of all strong aromas. Some repellents are extremely toxic. These repellents on hands or skin can be harmful to water critters or other animals you may handle. People with insect repellent on will not be allowed to handle insects or be in the stream.


10:30 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Amherst State Park, Amherst State Park, 390 Mill St, Buffalo, NY 14221 - Map

Discover what amazing animals are lurking underwater on this hike along Ellicott Creek. Note: this program takes place at Amherst State Park.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


1:30 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/117115.html
Contact  RCRA Compliance and Technical Support section
Phone - (518) 402-8652 Email - HWRegs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Central Office, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY - Map

NYS DEC will host a public meeting to to discuss the Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule in depth. This rule is included in a new hazardous waste rulemaking. This public meeting will include a presentation and NYS DEC will be soliciting comment on these potential revisions. For more information, please see NYS DEC's Hazardous Waste Revisions Under Consideration webpage.

You must register for this meeting in order to attend.

Location: NYS DEC Central Office, Public Assembly Room 129 A/B - 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233

This public meeting will be held at a location that is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility.

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by July 9, 2019 to: RCRA Compliance and Technical Support section, NYS DEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7256; Phone (518) 402-8651; E-mail: HWRegs@dec.ny.gov.


6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/114231.html
Contact  Maureen Davidson
maureen.davidson@dec.ny.gov

Location: Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook NY 11794

During this MRAC meeting, public comment will be accepted regarding the Commercial Fisheries Licensing Review. Please review a copy of the New York Marine Fisheries Licensing Report (PDF) that will be a topic of discussion at the meeting.

In August 2019, DEC will host two additional meetings in both Suffolk and Nassau counties for stakeholders to review the report, ask questions, and provide verbal and written comments. Public comments on the report will be accepted through September 30, 2019. Provide written comments by email to FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov with the subject line "GLP Permits," or by mail to Maureen Davidson, NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733.

MRAC meets 6 to 8 times per year. The meetings are open to the public, and members of the public may address the Advisory Council on marine resources issues.


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