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Thursday May 12, 2022
 
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. 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.


4:00 PM
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

NEW YORK STATE CLIMATE ACTION COUNCIL ADDS
HUDSON VALLEY PUBLIC HEARING ON DRAFT SCOPING PLAN ON MAY 12

What:

New York State’s 22-member Climate Action Council, established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, will hold an additional in-person public hearing in the Hudson Valley on May 12, 2022, to continue its work on a Statewide Scoping Plan to guide the State toward its nation-leading climate goals.

The Council released the Draft Scoping Plan on Dec. 30, 2021, and is accepting public comments on the draft through June 10, 2022. The Climate Action Council is now holding a total of 11 public hearings with nine in-person hearings and two virtual hearings.

In-person hearings will also be live-streamed to allow for remote viewing of the proceedings. All persons, organizations, corporations, and government agencies are encouraged to attend the public hearings and to submit oral or written comments.

Individuals attending in-person hearings and providing comments will be given two minutes to speak. Attendees are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to the hearing for registration.

Press should show credentials at registration table upon entering the hearing.

When:

Hudson Valley Public Hearing

Thursday, May 12, 2022, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. ET

Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
1008 Brown Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
           
Event Address: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87946428269?pwd=QjRROWNFUzNCdVpBWENySFowUkcyUT09
Passcode: climate

Dial: +1 646 558 8656
Webinar ID: 879 4642 8269
Event Passcode: 6349737

Capacity of Venue:
Up to 700 may attend this hearing.

Transportation:

• Street and public garage parking is metered until 6 p.m. Additional parking is available at the municipal garage on 1050 Park Street (3-minute walk from Paramount Theater).
• The Paramount Theater is located 0.8 miles by foot from the Peekskill Railroad station.

Health and Safety:

• The Paramount Theater does not require face masks or proof of COVID-19 vaccination at this time.
• Disposable face masks will be available at the event.

Information for All Hearing Attendees:

Pre-registration is encouraged but not required for the in-person hearings. Priority in seating and speaking will be given to those who pre-register. Individuals can pre-register here. Hearings will be webcast for viewing purposes only, professionally recorded, and transcribed as part of the official record and posted on the Climate Act website.

Members of the public who want to provide oral comment must attend either in-person or join a virtual hearing. Equal weight will be given to oral and written statements. American sign language and language interpretive services shall be made available upon written request at no charge. Any additional information, including instructions for joining each event remotely to view the proceedings, will be made available prior to each event here.

Written comments can be submitted via the online public comment form, via email to scopingplan@nyserda.ny.gov, or via U.S. Mail to Attention: Draft Scoping Plan Comments, NYSERDA, 17 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203-6399.

For more information about public hearings or meetings of the New York State Climate Action Council, please visit climate.ny.gov/CAC-Meetings-and-Materials.


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.


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