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Wednesday September 25, 2019
Contact  Trendon Choe NYS DEC - Region 7 Office, Division of Environmental Permits
615 Erie Boulevard West, 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13204-2400 Phone: (315) 426-7445 Fax: (315) 426-7425 E-mail: DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov

The applicant proposes to construct the Southeast Extension of the Loop the Lake Trail. The trail connects to the Onondaga Creekwalk and Lake Lounge, traverses approximately 1,972 linear feet to a turnaround point, then returns to a common start/end point. The proposal includes an ADA-compliant, multi-use trail along Onondaga Lake and through NYS Class 1 Freshwater Wetland SYW-12

A public comment hearing session to receive unsworn statements from the public on the applications and the draft permits, described above, will be held before Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Molly McBride at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the OnCenter Convention Center, 800 South State Street, Syracuse, New York.

All written comments concerning the freshwater wetlands project proposal must be submitted to the NYS DEC Contact Person listed above by September 26, 2019. Comments sent by regular mail must be postmarked no later than September 26, 2019. Email and Fax comments must be received by 5:00 P.M. (EDT), September 26, 2019.

For more information about this deadline please see the link above.

1:00 PM
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

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Wear long pants and bring a sun hat and water. We will meet at the visitor center. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.

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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