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Week of 27 November, 2022
Sunday - 11/27
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 11/28
No Scheduled Events
Tuesday - 11/29
9:30 AMFive Rivers: Friends of Five Rivers: Beautiful Day Together
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

Families with young children (ages 2–5) are invited to gather for the reading of a nature-themed story, then take part in theme-related activities. Take-home projects will be included. Each session includes three program days, with the activity running 9:30–11:00 AM. 

Session 1: 

November 1, 8, and 15 (rain date November 22) 

or 

November 2, 9, and 16 (rain date November 23)

Session 2: 

November 29, December 6 and 13 (rain date December 20)

or 

November 30, December 7 and 14 (rain date December 21)

Fee per session: 

$8 for Friends members, $10 for non-members; $5 material fee per child

Registration:

Visit www.FriendsofFiveRivers.org and look under the “Education Programs” tab for further information or to register. 



Wednesday - 11/30
 Comment Deadline - Western Lassiter CE Draft Recreation Management Plan
https://www.dec.ny.gov/press/126437.html
Contact  Peter D’Luhosch
r6.ump@dec.ny.gov
Location  Online / Virtual

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is seeking public comment on a draft recreation management plan (RMP) for the Western Lassiter Conservation Easements, in the town of Edwards, St. Lawrence County. The Western Lassiter Conservation Easement RMP consists of the 1,336-acre Beers Lot Conservation Easement and the 834-acre Pine Hill Conservation Easement. 

virtual presentation, copy of the draft RMP, and an online survey to submit comments can be found on the DEC website. DEC is accepting public comments through Nov. 30, 2022 and comments can be submitted by mail to Peter D'Luhosch, Program Manager, DEC Potsdam Sub-Office, 190 Outer Main St Suite 103, Potsdam, NY 13676, or by email to r6.ump@dec.ny.gov



9:30 AMFive Rivers: Friends of Five Rivers: Beautiful Day Together
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

Families with young children (ages 2–5) are invited to gather for the reading of a nature-themed story, then take part in theme-related activities. Take-home projects will be included. Each session includes three program days, with the activity running 9:30–11:00 AM. 

Session 1: 

November 1, 8, and 15 (rain date November 22) 

or 

November 2, 9, and 16 (rain date November 23)

Session 2: 

November 29, December 6 and 13 (rain date December 20)

or 

November 30, December 7 and 14 (rain date December 21)

Fee per session: 

$8 for Friends members, $10 for non-members; $5 material fee per child

Registration:

Visit www.FriendsofFiveRivers.org and look under the “Education Programs” tab for further information or to register. 



11:00 AMPart 203, Oil & Natural Gas - Component Inventory Report Informational Webinar
https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/air_pdf/adopted203.pdf
Contact  Christopher Cook
christopher.cook1@dec.ny.gov; 518-402-8396; Part203OilandGas@dec.ny.gov
Location  Online / Virtual

DEC will be hosting an informational webinar focused on the component inventory reporting requirements for Part 203. DEC staff will provide light background and a demonstration of the Part 203 component inventory reporting options. There will be an opportunity to ask questions related to compliance with this portion of the rule.

https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/j.php?MTID=m63105376ae4cd3e4fa58db7454dfb254



Thursday - 12/1
No Scheduled Events
Friday - 12/2
 Brownfield App. - 308 Crowley Avenue Site (Buffalo) Comment Deadline
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/3...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 308 Crowley Avenue, site ID #C915390. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 308 Crowley Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by December 2, 2022.

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/C915390/

And at:

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203


 Proposed Expedited Cleanup - Duracell Inc. Site (Sleepy Hollow) Comment Deadline
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 proposed expedited cleanup of contamination related to Operable Unit 2 of the Duracell Inc. Site #360011 (Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County), within New York’s State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 2, 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/360011/

And at:

Warner Public Library
121 North Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 631-7734

Village of Sleepy Hollow
28 Beekman Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
(914) 366-5100

NYSDEC – Region 3
21 South Putt Corners Rd.
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-3154



4:00 PMFive Rivers: Community Science: Owl Prowl
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 Five Rivers staff and bird experts from the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club as we survey owls at Five Rivers. Field parties will visit likely owl roosts to listen for their calls. 

Space is limited. Call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, November 30 to register.



Saturday - 12/3
10:00 AMFive Rivers: Late Autumn Walkabout
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 a long walk around Five Rivers to stretch your legs and relax your mind as we move toward the winter season. We’ll take a stroll in the fresh, crisp air and see what nature has to share.



 Reinstein Woods - The Ecology of the Bird Feeder
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

Cozy up inside the Education Center to learn how to identify our feathered visitors and explore the ecosystem that forms at the feeders. 

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.


11:00 AMReinstein Woods - Woods Walk: Bark, Bark, Bark
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

No dogs are allowed at Reinstein Woods, but you can join a guided, leisurely nature walk to identify some of the trees found here. Bring a hand lens and any guidebooks you may have. 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.


2:00 PMFive Rivers: Family Fun: Sensory Walk and Play
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

Bring the family on this discovery walk. Together, we will use our senses to find adventure along a nature trail. This program is geared toward families with children up to 8 years old, but older siblings are welcome to play with us, too!

Space is limited. Please call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, November 30 to register.



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