ECOLOGICAL STANDING COMMITTEE

DATE/TIME: June 23, 2011, 10:00 am

LOCATION: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island, NY Parks Admin Building,

ATTENDEES

Frazier, David -Gomez and Sullivan Engineers

Alkiewicz, Edward -New York Power Authority

Schoenwiesner, Steve -New York Power Authority

McKeown, Paul -New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Schlueter, Scott L.-U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

DePriest, Timothy T.-New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Sundown, Mardell -Tonawanda Seneca Nation

Logan, Linda -Tonawanda Seneca Nation

Ingleman, Ann -League of Women Voters

Klein, Art -Adirondack Mountain Club

Wooster, Margaret -Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper

Beahan, Lawrence -Sierra Club

Daly, Robert -New York Power Authority

Fischer, Patricia -Tuscarora Nation

Chew, E. Schuyler -Tuscarora Nation

AGENDA:

10:00 am 11:00 The status of GEF/HERF fund management and investment strategies and considerations for the future (Schoenwiesner/ Wooster)

        Annual reporting protocol proposed by NYPA

        Options for fund investing

11:00 am 12:30 pm Project preproposals for HERF funding consideration

        Tuscarora Aquatic Enhancement (Tuscarora Nation)

        Tuscarora Grassland Restoration (Tuscarora Nation)

        Additional Fish Attraction Structures (NYSDEC)

12:30 pm 1:00 pm Working Lunch

        Powerpoint presentation for HIPs (NYPA)

1:00 pm 1:30 pm

        Overview of Niagara GIS Relicensing Resources Database (NYPA, Gomez & Sullivan)

1:30 pm Conclusion

        Tour of Little Beaver Island HIP