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Saturday May 21, 2022
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a draft plan to investigate contamination related to the Best DDK Cleaners site #C241126 (Long Island City, Queens County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through May 21, 2022.

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

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C241126/

And at:

Queens Public Library – Long Island City Branch
37-44 21st St.
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 752-3700

Queens Community Board 1
45-02 Ditmars Blvd., Suite 1025
Astoria, NY 11105
(718) 626-1021


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
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 272 4th Avenue site #C224298 (Brooklyn, Kings County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 21, 2022.

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/C224298/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library – Park Slope Branch
431 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 832-1853

Brooklyn Community Board 6
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 643-3027
Infobkc6@gmail.com


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
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 351 Franklin Street Site #C905047 (Olean, Cattaraugus County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 21, 2022.

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/C905047/

And at:

Olean Public Library
Kim Mahar
134 North 2nd Street
Olean, NY 14760
716-372-0200


 
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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 Block 417 New Rochelle site #C360216 (New Rochelle, Westchester County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 21, 2022.

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/C360216/

And at:

New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY 10801
(914) 632-7878


9:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Jim Everard - NYSDEC Cortland Office
607-753-3095, ext. 401

Learn how to fish for free during the Otselic Valley Fishing and Heritage Day event in South Otselic, Chenango County. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Trout Unlimited Chenango Valley Chapter will conduct two separate fishing clinics during this event at the DEC South Otselic Fish Hatchery from 9:00AM -11:30AM and 12:30PM - 3:00PM.  In addition to learning how to fish, participants will learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics, aquatic ecology, and more! Bait and spincasting rods will be provided.

Location/Directions: South Otselic Fish Hatchery, Route 26, South Otselic, NY 13155

Visit the Free Fishing Clinics page for more information on this and other upcoming events held statewide.


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

We’ll follow the Vlomankill Trail as it meanders along the path of the stream whose name the trail bears, through a ravine carved out over millennia by the moving water. Along the way, we’ll watch for signs of wildlife, large and small, that call this area of Five Rivers home. Space is limited.

 Call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, May 18 to register.


1:00 PM
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

Now that the leaves are out, join a walk to learn about our local trees.

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

  • Registration is required for ALL programs unless otherwise indicated; call 716-683-5959 to register. 
  • If you call outside of normal business hours, 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 is limited to two programs/month. If you want to sign up for additional programs, you will be added to the waitlist. No limit for virtual programs.
  • Social distancing and mask protocols are subject to change with current COVID guidelines.
  • If you or a family member feels ill, is waiting for COVID test results or have COVID symptoms, please stay at home.
  • 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.

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

What we know as Five Rivers today was once farmland, dominated by orchards. We’ll take a walk in search of remnant apple trees from those early days, and look for other signs of the farms as we go.

Call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, May 18 to register.


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* Special note for hunters: most hunting zones do not align with DEC's regional boundaries, so you won't find hunting seasons listed in the regional calendars. Use the statewide calendar instead.

This calendar provides a listing of all DEC-sponsored events that are open to the public. You can click on any event in the calendar to view additional details about the event. Note that the events at environmental education centers will only display in the region in which they are located, even though they serve residents from adjacent areas. We welcome people with disabilities to all of our programs. Please call the contact number ahead of time to let us know your specific needs and we will be happy to learn how we can best serve you.

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