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Wednesday August 24, 2022
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation -- Division of Materials Management

Comment Deadline: August 24, 2022

Submitting Written Comments
The public comment period begins on May 18, 2022. The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed Part 360 rulemaking through August 24, 2022. Written comments can be submitted by:

• Email to Please include "Comments on Proposed Part 360" in the subject line of the email; or
• By mail to the NYS DEC, Division of Materials Management, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7253
Contact  5 Rivers EEC Staff
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Cost: $15 for refreshments

CTLE credit available: 13 hours

BOTH days required.

Participants will engage in all early childhood curricula from Projects Learning Tree, WILD, and WET.

  • PLT's Early Childhood Experiences (2019)
  • Growing Up WILD
  • Getting Little Feet WET

Participants will also learn about outdoor classroom management skills, tips for working with this young age group, and how to build critical thinking skills into early childhood learning. 

Register online at

For more information, call 5 Rivers staff at 518-475-0291 or email

9:00 AM
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

This two-day workshop is for educators who work with children in grades pre-K–2. Through hands-on experience and discussion, participants will be introduced to three different sets of curricula that get young children excited about exploring the natural world: Growing Up WILD (Project WILD), Getting Little Feet Wet (Project WET), and Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood (Project Learning Tree).

 Participants will receive a copy of each manual.

CTLE hours = 13.

 A $15 fee covers refreshments.

 Space is limited. Register online at

7:00 PM
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

A virtual public meeting has been scheduled on August 24, 2022 at 7:00 PM via Webex (virtual platform) to discuss the upcoming cleanup activities about to begin at the Pemart Avenue MGP Site #360166 (Peekskill, Westchester County), within New York’s Manufactured Gas Plant Program. 

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn more about the cleanup and how to participate in the meeting.

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