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Saturday August 21, 2021
 
 
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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 624 River Road, site ID #C932176 (North Tonawanda, Niagara County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 21, 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/C932176/

And at:
North Tonawanda Public Library
505 Meadow Drive
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716) 693-4132

 
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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 Betlem Site, site ID #C915348 (Hamburg, Erie County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 21, 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/C915348/

And at:
Buffalo & Erie County Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, New York 14203
(716) 858-9800

9:45 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

Hop on the free Nature Bus in Albany every Saturday to enjoy scenic outdoor walks or programs at Five Rivers and other natural areas in Albany County. Stay for the day or visit multiple locations along the bus route.

Route details, including the schedule and destinations, can be found on CDTA’s website


10:00 AM
https://www.facebook.com/watch/NYSDEC/
Location  Online

Join DEC education & hatchery staff for an #ExploreLocal, live from the Great New York State Fair and meet the different species in the DEC aquariar. Oneida Hatchey fish culturist Erika and Educator Betsy will talk about the species Fairgoers can see in the tanks. 

For more information on the Great New York State Fair, and to purchase tickets >>


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Give back to the place you love by helping to remove invasive plants and care for the trails at Reinstein Woods.

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.

1:30 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

Audio Orienteering with Soundscape

Drop in and experience Soundscape, an audio orienteering smartphone app. Designed for use by blind and low vision walkers, Soundscape can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. Let the bells and trumpet sounds guide you along trails near the visitor center, and further afield. Representatives from Capital Region Nordic Alliance will be on hand to demonstrate and give visitors an opportunity to try this unique way of navigating Five Rivers’ trails.

This is a repeat of the program offered on Saturday, August 14 from 1:30-3:30 PM.


2:00 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 has been canceled.

Come learn about our common dragonflies and damselflies before heading out on the trail to survey. During this walk to tally the resident "dragons" and "damsels" on the property, we will identify some of the populations and watch their interactions. Be aware: Watching dragonflies and damselflies involves sitting quietly and observing.

Space is limited. Please call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, August 18 to register.


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