ECOLOGICAL STANDING COMMITTEE

 

MEETING NOTES

 

DATE/TIME: March 18, 2009 1 3 pm

LOCATION: NYPA Power Vista Community Room, Lewiston, NY

 

Attendees:

Alkiewicz, Edward -New York Power Authority

Ault, Scott -Kleinschmidt Associates

Belue, Robert -Niagara River Greenway Commission

Biss, Russell D.-New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Cooke, Mary -Town of Grand Island

Costanzo, Evyn -New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSOPRHP)

Daly, Robert -New York Power Authority

Fischer, Patricia -Tuscarora Indian Nation

Frazier, David -Gomez and Sullivan Engineers

Galati, Joseph P.-New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Gerlach, Jeff -New York Power Authority

Haberstock, Alan -Kleinschmidt Associates

Harper, Lee -DBA Riveredge Associates, LLP

Herbert, Patrick -DBA Riveredge Associates, LLP

Klein, Art -Adirondack Mountain Club

Leuchner, Paul -Niagara River Greenway Commission

Logan, Linda -Tonawanda Seneca Nation

Perot, Morris -Kleinschmidt Associates

Rickard, Rene -Tuscarora Indian Nation

Roe, Amy -U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Schoenwiesner, Steve -New York Power Authority

Spiering, David -Tifft Nature Preserve

Stottler, Michele -Gomez and Sullivan Engineers

Sundown, Mardell -Tonawanda Seneca Nation

Szuba, David A.P.E.-New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSOPRHP)

Westhafer, Dorothy -Quality Quest Coalition - Grand Island

Wilkinson, Michael A.-New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Wooster, Margaret -Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER

 

Action Items

  1. NYPA to post meeting presentation on website.
  2. NYPA will investigate measures to discourage public access to Frog Island.
  3. ESC members are to send comments on Motor Island and Beaver Island Concepts to Ed Alkiewicz.
  4. Submit potential osprey pole locations by April 24th.
  5. Post osprey nesting pole criteria on website.