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Thursday May 20, 2021
 
7:30 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

Come celebrate the dawn chorus as we monitor the progression of spring bird migration. These outdoor surveys begin at 7:30 AM. Meet outside the visitor center. After a brief introduction, we’ll head out on the trails. Beginners are always welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them. Because of COVID, we will not be loaning any out this season. In case of inclement weather, these programs will be canceled.

Space is limited and registration is required. Call 518-475-0291 by the Monday prior 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.  


1:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/122757.html
Contact  Michael Caruso, Administrative Law Judge

A legislative public comment hearing pursuant to 6 NYCRR part 624 to hear and receive unsworn comments from the public will be held on May 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The hearing will be conducted electronically through the Webex Events electronic webinar platform.

To join the hearing through the internet, visit www.webex.com and click “Join a meeting.”

Event Number: 129 879 2232

Password: May20-1PM

To join by phone only:

Dial: 1-518-549-0500

Access Code: 129 879 2232

Persons wishing to comment on the final permit and the request for hearing will have the opportunity to make a statement at the public comment hearing webinar.  Any person wishing to provide a public statement must register in advance of the hearing no later than 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2021.  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 a meeting,” 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 must register to speak in advance by calling the Department at 518-402-9003 no later than 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2021. Please provide your first and last name, address, email address if any, and telephone number and reference the Rockland County Sewer District #1 public comment hearing.

On the day and time of the hearing, use the phone access phone number, (518) 549-0500, and the appropriate access code listed above to join the hearing.

Written Public Comments: Written comments concerning the issued permit must be postmarked by Thursday, May 27, 2021 and mailed to Administrative Law Judge Michael S. Caruso at DEC’s Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 1st Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY, 12233-1550, or emailed to ALJ Caruso at ohms@dec.ny.gov by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Written statements will be considered equally with oral statements given at the legislative hearing, provided they are postmarked by Thursday, May 27, 2021 or emailed by 5:00 p.m. on that date. 


4:30 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

Join us after school to get some fresh air, stretch your legs, and have fun outdoors. We’ll meet in front of the visitor center to head out on an adventure. Each week will have a different theme and will include time to explore. Come for as many sessions as you’d like, and dress for outdoor activity. For children in grades K–5 and their caregivers.

Space is limited. Call 518-475-0291 by the Monday prior 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.  


7:00 PM
http://on.ny.gov/reg9fishmeeting
Contact  Megan Gollwitzer
(716) 851-7201 Megan.Gollwitzer@dec.ny.gov
Location  Virtual Event

DEC is holding a a virtual meeting on Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. to provide an opportunity for the public to learn about the status of Lake Erie and Upper Niagara River fisheries.

Access the meeting here: http://on.ny.gov/reg9fishmeeting

"Lake Erie anglers are experiencing record fishing quality with unprecedented, once-in-a-generation walleye catch rates," said DEC Acting Regional Director Chad Staniszewski. "This annual meeting provides an excellent opportunity for anglers to interact directly with the biologists who study and manage Lake Erie and Niagara River fisheries and learn more about the strategies used to maintain these world-class fisheries."

This year's virtual meeting will be in a webinar format and feature updates on the area’s warm and cold water fisheries, the 2021 fishing forecast, a summary of emerging management issues, and a Lake Erie basin research update, followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer online chat session.


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