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Week of 11 July, 2021
Sunday - 7/11
10:00 AMWater Break! Family Hike at Grandmother Tree Trail - Registration Required
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-break-hike-at-grandmothe...
Contact  NYS DEC Summer Youth Programs

Water Break! Hike at Grandmother Tree Trail Registration Required Youth/Family

by NYS DEC Summer Youth Programs

Event:  Saturday, July 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM EDT

Read for more details and registration requirements.

This is a family program. Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult at all times. Drop-offs are not allowed.

Location: Grandmother Tree Trail, Pack Demonstration Forest -- 276 Pack Forest Road, Warrensburg, New York 12885



Monday - 7/12
1:30 PMFive Rivers: Monday Funday: Meet the Animals
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 a naturalist at this afternoon program for children in grades K–5 and their caregivers. Meet some of the ambassador animals that call the visitor center their home up close. Learn about their characteristics, their adaptations, and how you can help to protect New York State’s wildlife.

 Space is limited. Please call 518-475-0291 by Friday, July 9 to register.



Tuesday - 7/13
No Scheduled Events
Wednesday - 7/14
10:00 AMReinstein Woods - Insect Exploration Walk at Billy Wilson Park
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 as we explore the pond and fields at Billy Wilson Park for insects that call it home. Note: This program takes place at Billy Wilson Park, Amherst. 

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.


 I Fish NY - Family Program at Palmer Pond - Registration Required
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-fish-ny-at-palmer-pond-regis...
Contact  NYS DEC Summer Youth Program

I Fish NY at Palmer Pond Registration Required Youth/Family

by NYS DEC Summer Youth Program

Read for more information and registration requirements.

This is a family program. Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult at all times. Drop-offs are not allowed.

Date: 7/14/21

Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Location: Palmer Pond

Palmer Pond Road, Chester, New York 12811 



3:00 PMGreat Lakes Summer Teacher Workshop - Evangola State Park Registration Required
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccjGQVd2TI6vwxEwa...
Contact  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
greatlakes@dec.ny.gov

Great Lakes Summer Teacher Workshop - Evangola State Park -- Registration Required

Date: July 14, 2021, Shelter 1 A

Time: 3:00 to 5:00 PM


Join New York Sea Grant and the Department of Environmental Conservation this summer to:
• learn about new resources you can use to teach your students about the Great Lakes!
• learn from experts on the ecosystems and issues facing the Great Lakes!
• get free educational tools and materials!

Workshops will follow current CDC guidance, including required masks for non-vaccinated individuals.

Registration for all of the workshops is available at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccjGQVd2TI6vwxEwapQEcBPkodk0uGd26eC_jEuTEnMIV-2A/viewform



6:00 PMIn-Person Public Meeting - Morse Industrial Corporation Site (Ithaca)
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
karen.cahill@dec.ny.gov

A in-person public meeting has been scheduled on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM regarding a proposed amended remedy to address contamination related to the Morse Industrial Corporation, site ID #755010 (Ithaca, Tompkins County), within New York’s State Superfund Program.

Please note: DEC has changed this Public Meeting Date and Type for the Morse Industrial Corporation, site ID #755010 (Ithaca, Tompkins County). Public comments re: the proposed amended remedy must be submitted by July 23, 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/755010/

And at:

Tompkins Count Public Library
101 West Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607)272-4557
askalibrarian@tcpl.org



Thursday - 7/15
1:00 PMFive Rivers: Citizen Community Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP)
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

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, we have collected data at Five Rivers and contributed to the University of Minnesota’s continent-wide citizen science project. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America (Canada, Mexico, and United States). Go to monarchjointventure.org/mlmp to learn more about the project.

For this program, meet at the pavilion near the main parking lot.

Please call 518-475-0291 by the Monday  before the program to register



 Five Rivers: Citizen Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring
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

For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. You can join volunteers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico in conserving monarchs and advancing understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Wear long pants and bring a sun hat and water. We will meet at the visitor center. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.

Space is limited and registration is required. Call 518-475-0291 by the Saturday prior to register. 

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.  



Friday - 7/16
 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - 113 7th North Street Site (Liverpool) Comment Dead
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Interim Remedial Measure/Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as 113 7th North Street, site ID #C734152. This site is located in the Village of Liverpool, within the County of Onondaga, and is located at 113 7th North Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by July 16, 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/C734152/

And at:

Liverpool Public Library
310 Tulip Street
Liverpool, NY 13088



 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - 156 Chandler St. Site (Buffalo) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation/ Interim Remedial Measures/ Alternatives Analysis Report Work Plan for a site known as 156 Chandler Street, site ID #C915370. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 156 Chandler Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by July 16, 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/C915370/

And, once reopened, at:

North Park Library
975 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216



 Brownfield App. & Work Plan - 42-24 Orchard St. Site (LIC) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as the 42-24 Orchard Street, site ID #C241256. This site is located in Long Island City within the Borough of Queens, and is located at 43-01 to 43-43 Queens Street and 42-22 to 42-24 Orchard Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by July 16, 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/C241256/

And at:

Queens Public Library at Long Island City
37-44 21 Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

Queens Community Board 2
43-22 50th Street
Woodside, NY 11377



 Brownfield App. - 514 Union Street Site (Brooklyn) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 514 Union Street, site ID #C224318. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 514 Union Street. Public comments about the application must be submitted by July 16, 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/C224318/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library - Carroll Gardens Branch
396 Clinton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Brooklyn Community Board 6
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201



 Proposed Cleanup - Mathews Avenue Site (Solvay) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 Mathews Avenue Site #C734116 (Solvay, Onondaga County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 16, 2021.

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/C734116/

And, once reopened, at:

Solvay Public Library
615 Woods Road
Solvay, NY 13209
(315) 468-2441



 Proposed Cleanup - Weber-Knapp Company Site (Jamestown) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 Weber-Knapp Company, site ID #C907048 (Jamestown, Chautauqua County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 16, 2021.

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/C907048/

And, once reopened, at:

Jamestown Prendergrast Library
509 Cherry Street,
Jamestown New York 14701
(716) 484-7135



 Proposed Expedited Cleanup - Bay and Wave St. (Staten Island) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 Bay and Wave Street Site #C243044 (Staten Island, Richmond County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 16, 2021.

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/C243044/

And at:

New York Public Library - Stapleton Branch
132 Canal Street
State Island, NY 10304
(718) 727-0427

Staten Island Community Board 1
1 Edgewater Plaza, Suite 217
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 981-6900




3:30 PMFacebook LIVE - Learn about New York's Native Reptiles
https://www.facebook.com/watch/NYSDEC/
Location  Online

Join DEC educators and local college interns for a wildlife "show & tell," featuring some of New York's native reptiles.

This is part of a continuing series of educational livestreams throughout the summer, as a part of DEC'S Virtual River series, in coordination with Cornell University's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). 

For more information about the Virtual River series, including educator tools and lesson plans >>



5:00 PMComment End - Revision to 2008 Ozone Nat Ambient Air Quality
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20210616_not0.html
Contact  Scott Wajda-Griffin NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov

Revision to the New York State Implementation Plan for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards pertaining to the New York-N. New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT Serious Nonattainment Area

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) plans to submit a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA).

NYS DEC plans to make a submission pursuant to Clean Air Act Section 182(c) pertaining to the 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT (New York metropolitan area, or NYMA) nonattainment area failed to attain the 2008 ozone NAAQS by the "moderate" attainment date of July 20, 2018, and was reclassified by US EPA to "serious" nonattainment effective September 23, 2019. A serious nonattainment classification requires a state to submit a SIP revision demonstrating how the area will attain the NAAQS by the July 20, 2021 deadline (based on monitored air quality data from 2018-2020).

Although the NYMA will fail to attain the 2008 NAAQS by the deadline based on certified 2018-2020 monitoring data, this proposed submission demonstrates that New York is exceeding the mandated emission reduction targets and fulfills other Clean Air Act-mandated requirements associated with the serious nonattainment classification.

NYS DEC is providing a 30 day period to comment on the proposed submission or request a hearing. Written comments should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on July 16, 2021 to: Scott Wajda-Griffin, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, or by e-mail to: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov. Scott Wajda-Griffin can be reached at (518) 402-8396 with any questions regarding the proposed SIP revision.

Contact: Scott Wajda-Griffin, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, 11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3251, Phone: (518) 402-8396, E-mail: dar.sips@dec.ny.gov



Saturday - 7/17
 Proposed Cleanup - 399 Exterior Street Site (Bronx) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 399 Exterior Street Site #C203139 (Bronx, Bronx County) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through July 17, 2021.

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/C203139/

And, once reopened, at:

Mott Haven Library
321 East 140th Street
Bronx, NY 10454
(718) 665-4878

Bronx Community Board 1
3024 3rd Ave
Bronx, NY 10455
(718) 585-7117



9:45 AMFive Rivers: The Nature Bus Connects You with Five Rivers
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 AMReinstein Woods - Turtle Walk
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

Discover turtles living at Reinstein Woods on this guided walk.

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.


 Family Hike at Letchworth State Park - Registration Required
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-hike-at-letchworth-stat...
Contact  NYS DEC Summer Youth Programs

Family Hike at Letchworth State Park Registration Required

by NYS DEC Summer Youth Programs

Read for more information and registration requirements.

This is a family program. Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult at all times. Drop-offs are not allowed.

Day/Time: Saturday, July 17 at 10:00 AM EDT

Location: Letchworth State Park, 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, New York 14427



11:00 AMPine Hollow Arboretum Treemendous Trees Family Program - Registration Required
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/treemendous-trees-family-progr...
Contact  DEC Summer Youth Programs

Treemendous Trees! Family/Youth Registration Required Slingerlands

By DEC Summer Youth Programs

Read for more information and registration requirements.

This is a family program. Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult at all times. Drop offs are not allowed.

Location: The Pine Hollow Arboretum, 34 Pine Hollow Road, Slingerlands, New York 12159



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