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Saturday May 1, 2021
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application, Draft Remedial Action Work Plan and Remedial Investigation Report for a site known as Firestone Tire and Auto Repair Site, site ID #C360215. This site is located in the City of New Rochelle, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 316 Huguenot Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by May 1, 2021.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C360215/

And, once reopened, at:

New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY 10801


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to the DOT Relocation Site #C241213 (Long Island City, Queens County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 1, 2021.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C241213/

And, once reopened, at:

Queens Library at Long Island City
37-44 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 1101
(718) 752-3700

Queens Community Board District 1
45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, LL Suite 125
Astoria, NY 11105
(718) 626-1021


9:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/public/109545.html
Contact  716-363-2052

Boutwell Hill State Forest will host be the host site for I Love My Park Day events on May 1st and 2nd

Three separate projects are planned, so sign up for the one you'd like to help with:

Project #1: involves spring trail cleanup on the Chautauqua County Equestrian trails. Volunteers will meet at the Ruttenbur Road parking area on the north end of the property. There will be two different time blocks available for each day, 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm. Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools such as gravel rakes, shovels, pruners, loppers, and hand saws.

Project #2: on a portion of the Cherry Creek Sno-Goers snowmobile trail that needs drainage work. Volunteers should meet at the state lands access road off Sanford road. This work will take place May 1st and 2nd from 9am-3pm. Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools such as gravel rakes and shovels.

Project #3: involves the Boutwell Hill Ski Club, which will include trail remediation and tree planting on May 1st and May 2nd from 9am-3pm. Volunteers should meet at the Ruttenbur Parking Area on the north end of the property. Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools such as loppers and shovels.

People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Tasks will be matched to volunteer ability and interest. Volunteers must bring their own snacks and/or lunch, drinks, gloves, sturdy shoes, and bug spray. Masks must be worn if social distancing is not possible. Hand sanitizer will be provided. No bathroom facilities  will be available on site so please use Leave No Trace principles for this event: https://lnt.org/why/7-principles/.

For more information please call our Dunkirk DEC Forestry office at 716-363-2052 and to sign up for this event visit DEC's website: https://www.dec.ny.gov/public/109545.html or Parks & Trails website: https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day. Volunteer sign-ups are limited to 50 people per day.   


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

Join us for this annual event that brings together volunteers all over the state to celebrate and enhance New York's public lands, parks, and historic sites. Five Rivers Environmental Education Center has 10 miles of trails used for passive recreation, environmental education, and wildlife viewing. Projects will include trail clean-up, tree planting, and invasive species removal. All ages welcome.

 Space is limited and registration is required. Register online at www.ptny.org.

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.  


 
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Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Keep the Earth Day spirit alive by caring for Reinstein Woods’ trails on I Love My Park Day. Small groups will venture out to work on projects throughout the day. Scouts and other organizations are welcome, but please note that large groups will be split into multiple parties that may have different start times. Masks and social distancing are required. Online registration will open in March; check www.reinsteinwoods.org/events for more details.

We welcome those who have any type of physical challenge to all our programs. If you call ahead to let us know your needs, we will be happy to learn how we can serve you.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Pre-registration is required for ALL programs; call 716-683-5959 to register for an in-person program. For virtual programs, please register online at www.reinsteinwoods.org/events.
  • You must pre-register by phone; you will receive a call confirming your registration or waitlist status. PLEASE SPEAK CLEARLY when leaving your name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. *Registration for popular programs is limited to 3 people per party.
  • All participants are required to wear a mask; social distancing of 6 feet or more will be practiced whenever possible. 
  • In case of poor weather, programs may be cancelled.
  • We cannot accommodate organized youth/civic groups at these programs. Please call to make other arrangements.

12:00 PM
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Contact  Andrea Pedrick, NYS DEC
information.r6@dec.ny.gov

Volunteer Project: Folks should bring their own sledge hammers, work gloves, rakes, and wire cutters. We will be installing an electric fencing to keep racoons and skunks out of a turtle nesting area on ULLWMA. 

Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear proper footwear/work boots, and long pants. Sunscreen is recommended. Please email information. 


1:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/public/109545.html
Contact  585-466-3241

Phillips Creek State Forest and Palmers Pond State Forests will host be the host sites for I Love My Park Day events on May 1st  from 1pm to 5pm, with a rain date of May 2nd. Work at both areas will focus on trails that are part of the West Almond Trail System.  

For Phillips Creek State Forest, volunteers will meet at the State Route 244 parking area. Projects will involve general spring cleanup of the trails, trimming of branches, and putting up trail markers where needed. 

For Palmers Pond State Forest, volunteers will meet at the Palmers Pond camp area on Geitner Forest Road. Trail work will include general spring cleanup, trimming of branches, and putting up trail markers where needed. Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools such as pruners and/or loppers, hammers, rakes, and small hand saws.

People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Tasks will be matched to volunteer ability and interest. Volunteers must bring their own snacks and/or lunch, drinks, gloves, sturdy shoes, and bug spray. Masks must be worn if social distancing is not possible. Hand sanitizer will be provided. No bathroom facilities will be available on site so please use Leave No Trace principles for this event: https://lnt.org/why/7-principles/.

For more information please call our West Almond DEC Forestry Office at 585-466-3241 and to sign up for this event on DEC's website: https://www.dec.ny.gov/public/109545.html or Parks & Trails website: https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day. Volunteer sign-ups are limited to 50 people.   


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