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Saturday June 4, 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 proposal to address contamination related to the 800 Hiawatha Blvd. West site (Former Roth Steel) #C734083 (Syracuse, Onondaga County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through June 4, 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/C734083/

And at:

Onondaga County Public Library
The Galleries of Syracuse
447 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 435-1900

NYSDEC Region 7
Attn: Karen Cahill
615 Erie Blvd West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 426-7551
(By appointment only)


9:00 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

While outside, do you ever wonder what that bird is? Spend some time outdoors and learn some of the common birds found here. This program will review some of the birds found in the workshop on 5/28, but previous attendance is not necessary. Bring binoculars if you have them. A limited supply will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited.

Call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, June 1 to register.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Myla Kramer - Town of Clifton Park, Parks and Recreation Department
518-371-6667

At this free fishing clinic you and your family can learn how to fish for free! This annual learn-to-fish day is held at the Barney Road Park in Clifton Park, Saratoga County and is co-sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Town of Clifton Park, Parks and Recreation Department. In addition to learning how to fish, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics, aquatic ecology, and more! No freshwater fishing license is required, but all other statewide fishing regulations remain in effect.

Registration for this event may be required. Please contact Myla Kramer with the Town of Clifton Park - Parks and Recreation Department at 518-371-6667 for more information.

Location/Directions: Barney Road Park, 1A Barney Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065

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


10:00 AM
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

Join us for a guided tour of the geology of Western New York and the changes this region has gone through. For adults and children ages 8 and older. 

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.

10:30 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Michael Todd - DEC Region 9 Office
716-851-7013

Learn how to fish for free with DEC from 10:30 AM- 2:00PM at Red House Lake in Allegany State Park. This free fishing clinic event, sponsored by DEC, offers participants the opportunity to practice basic fishing skills and learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics, aquatic ecology and more! Rods and reels will be available to borrow, and fishing bait will be provided. All ages are welcome to attend.

No freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the recreational marine fishing registry is required for participants during the event; however, all other statewide fishing regulations remain in effect.

Address/Directions: Allegany State Park - Red House Lake, Route 1, Salamanca, NY 14779

Visit the Free Fishing Clinics page for additional information on this and other upcoming clinics.


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

Are frogs still calling? Join a guided walk to learn which ones live here and where they live. No registration required.

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.

 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Katherine Pinkowski - Columbia Land Conservancy
518-392-5252 (ext. 212)

Learn to fish for free during the Community Trails Day Event at the Ooms Conservation Area in the Town of Chatham, Columbia County. This free fishing clinic held on Sutherland Pond is co-sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Columbia Land Conservancy.

In addition to learning how to fish, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics, aquatic ecology, and more! No freshwater fishing license is required, but all other statewide fishing regulations remain in effect.

Location/Directions: Sutherland Pond at Ooms Conservation Area, 480 Rock City Road, Chatham, NY 12037

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


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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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