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Wednesday October 16, 2019
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

What’s the connection between Capital Region birds and the coffee in your cup? Explore this question with Brew the Roost, a series of interactive quilts that highlight the seasonal migration of birds and the importance of shade-grown coffee in maintaining biodiversity in coffee-growing regions. Quilts will be updated every two weeks as the fall migration progresses. 

This family-friendly art exhibit, created by local artist Katherine Lynn Bierman, will be on view in the visitor center through Thanksgiving.

7:30 AM
Contact  landsforests@dec.ny.gov

Join the Western Finger Lakes ReLeaf Committee for a Pruning Workshop with Guy Meilleur of Historic Tree Care and the Veteran Tree Network. Registration begins at 7:30 AM, program starts promptly at 8 AM, and ends at 3:30 PM and will be at the Rochester Academy of Medicine at 1441 East Ave. Rochester NY 14610

This comprehensive and in-depth full-day workshop will provide pruning training for green industry professionals and municipal employees. The morning will cover National and International tree pruning standards. Structural pruning from Pediatrics to Geriatrics, as well as Storm Damage and Hollow Tree Regeneration. Outside we will inspect and assess trees and develop specifications together. The afternoon will cover the most recent A300 and BMP updates to pruning in the industry as well as additional outdoor pruning presentations. This presentation has recently been given by Guy in both Germany and Estonia.

For more information and to register, please download the workshop brochure from the Urban and Community Forestry Program Activities page: https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html

10:00 AM
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Experience nature at your own pace, and enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the woods.

For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

7:00 PM
Contact  518-402-8924 or fwfish@dec.ny.gov

Fall 2019 Public Meetings on a New Approach to Inland Trout Stream Management

DEC is developing a new plan for inland trout stream management based on updated scientific information and the desires expressed by trout anglers. Prior to completing the draft plan, DEC fisheries managers would like to meet with trout stream anglers to explain the proposed approach, answer questions, and solicit feedback.

Ten public meetings around the State are scheduled between October 1st and November 12th to facilitate these discussions.

Avoca Central School
17 Oliver Street
Avoca, NY 14809

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