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For Release: Monday, April 23, 2018

Natural Resource Trustees Announce Public Meetings

Meetings to be held May 15 and 16, St. Lawrence County

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is one of four agencies that serve as Natural Resource Trustees of the St. Lawrence Environmental Trustee Council. The trustees are holding two public meetings in St. Lawrence County to share information about restoration projects in the St. Lawrence River Environment as part of the ongoing Natural Resource Injury Restoration process. The public may choose to attend either meeting date listed below.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Massena Public Library
41 Glenn Street
Massena, NY 13662
For more information contact: Jared Reed, DEC Environmental Program Specialist. Phone: 518-402-4890. E-mail:

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Office for the Aging
29 Business Park Road
Akwesasne, NY
For more information contact:
Barbara Tarbell, ACR Program Manager for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. Phone: 518-333-0222

Highlights of the presentations will include:
* Completed and upcoming recreational fishing access sites;
* Cultural restoration programs developed by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environment Division; and
* Completed and upcoming fish and wildlife habitat restoration projects.

These actions are priorities listed in the St. Lawrence River Environment Natural Resource Damage Assessment: Restoration and Compensation Determination Plan and Environmental Assessment (PDF). The plan is available for download at (Leaves DEC website).

The St. Lawrence Environmental Trustee Council members are the DEC, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environmental Division, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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