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Tuesday March 30, 2021
 
10:00 AM
https://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

 Guided School Program
Actively engage your entire class in the discovery process through hands-on experiences and minds-on investigation at Five Rivers. Our classroom is the great outdoors! During January and February, learn about animal adaptations and winter survival as we explore animal tracks and scat in a variety of habitats. In March, join us for a one-hour Marvelous Maples lesson where you will learn the sappy secret of syrup! For additional program details, visit the Friends website at www.FriendsOfFiveRivers.org.
Who: Schools/home schools (maximum daily participants: 30 students with 6 school chaperones, divided into 10-student, 2-chaperon groups.)


 Marvelous Maples 10:00 AM–11:00 AM, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM, 1:00 PM–2:00 PM Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in March

Where: In person at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
Fee: $50 per group of 10 students with 2 school chaperones
Registration: www.FriendsofFiveRivers.org, go to School Programs tab

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.  


10:30 AM
https://www.facebook.com/watch/NYSDEC/
Location  Online

Join DEC land surveyor, Mike Carroll, for a Facebook LIVE from the field. Mike will talk all about what a surveyor does and show off some of the unique tools these licensed experts use.

*This event was originally scheduled for Friday, March 26, but was rescheduled due to poor weather. 


4:00 PM
https://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

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

People with bird-watching skills or the desire to learn are needed to help discover winter feeding areas of endangered raptor species. Volunteers meet at Five Rivers once or twice a month and spend an hour, centered around sunset, scanning for and recording raptor species on Five Rivers’ grasslands. Participants do not have to attend every session and will need their own binoculars. Study dates are subject to change due to weather. Pre-registration is required. Please help us save these threatened and endangered species. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 or email 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov to register

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.


6:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/121988.html
Contact  Anthony Lamanno
NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7254, E-mail: chlorpyrifosregs@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with the New York State Department of State to amend New York State's existing 6 NYCRR Part 326 pesticide registration regulations. The proposed regulation will add chlorpyrifos to the section 326.2(c) list of pesticide active ingredients that are no longer allowed to be distributed, sold, purchased, possessed, or used for any purpose.

Written comments concerning the proposed rulemaking will be accepted through April 5, 2021 and mailed or emailed to the contact listed above. Please include "Comments on Proposed Part 326" in the subject line of emails.

A public comment hearing for the proposed rule will be held via electronic webinar as follows. The electronic webinar format is reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility.

Instructions for Attending the Public Comment Hearing:

To register for the hearing through the internet, visit www.webex.com and click "Join."

Event Number: 179 040 6266
Registration Password: 0330-6PM

To join by phone only:

Dial: 1-518-549-0500
Access Code: 179 040 6266

Any person wishing to provide a public statement must register in advance of the hearing no later than 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 29, 2021. Any person who wishes only to observe the webinar online must also register. Any person may listen to the hearing by phone without pre-registration.

To register electronically: Persons who will login to the hearing electronically must register. To register, visit http://www.webex.com, click "Join," input the event number listed above, click "Register," and fill in the requested information. You will be asked whether you wish to make a public statement or not. After registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation by email with information about how to join the hearing.

To register by telephone: Any person who is not able to login electronically may participate by telephone. Call-in participants who wish to make a public statement must register in advance by calling the Department at 518-402-9003 no later than 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 29, 2021. Please provide your first and last name, address, email address if any, and telephone number and reference the Part 326 public comment hearing.

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