ECOLOGICAL STANDING COMMITTEE
DATE/TIME: May 28,
LOCATION: NYPA Power Vista Community Room, Lewiston, NY
will consult with City of North
Tonawanda about Gratwick Park
will check on water level data for shallow fish habitat/attraction
will reach out to the boating community about shallow fish
will look into interest for a program for college students to observe
construction of fish attraction structures.
will look at permit schedule for fish habitat attraction structures and
coordinate with local communities.
will do internal Greenway Consistency Review for HIPs
will consult with ornithological groups about common tern and osprey HIPs.
will consult Grand Island
about osprey pole at East River Marsh.
- ESC will consider information kiosk for osprey
to organize meeting about critical bird area and bird HIPs
will work with Greenway Commission to conduct informational meetings about
will meet with municipalities that will be hosting HIPs. Can use Erie and Niagara Environmental
next meeting, NREC will report on its grant application for the Great
and process for future HIPs and potential leverage opportunities be on
next meeting’s agenda
next meeting, NYPA and NYSDEC will report on status of $1M allocation to
the NYSDEC and $200,000 for Cayuga Creek Restoration.
will circulate STL protocols
about how to spend funds and how projects are selected for funding.
meeting will be in September.