ECOLOGICAL STANDING COMMITTEE

 

MEETING NOTES

 

DATE/TIME: February 15, 2008

LOCATION:  NYPA Power Vista Community Room, Lewiston, NY

 

Attendees: Mardell Sundown – Tonawanda Seneca Nation, Linda Logan Tonawanda Seneca Nation, Liz Lutnick – Grand Island Quality Quest, Dorothy Westhafer – Grand Island Quality Quest, Michelle Vanstrom – NFWHC, Maureen Mayer – Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, Art Klein – Adirondack Mountain Club, Jay Ryan – Van Ness Feldman, , Julie O’Neill – Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, Paul Leuchner – Niagara River Greenway Commission, Tom Tatham – NYPA, Alan Haberstock – KA, Rick Chase-NYPA, Rob Daly - NYPA, Ed Alkiewicz - NYPA, Jeff Gerlach - NYPA, Dennis Dunning – NYPA, Scott Ault - KA, Michele Stottler - GSE, Dave Frazier - GSE,  Paul McKeown - DEC,  Joseph Galati - DEC, Russ Biss - DEC, Mike Wilkinson – DEC, Ken Roblee – DEC, Barry Boyer – Riverkeeper, Larry Beahan – Sierra Club, Lee Harper – Riveredge, Bryan Printup – Tuscarora Nation, Kendra Winkelstein – Tuscarora Nation and Tonawanda Seneca Nation

 

By Phone:  Amy Roe (USFWS)

 

Action Items

  1. Today’s presentation will be on website.
  2. Before next ESC meeting, NYPA will make Niagara Gorge Native Plant Study available for review. NYPA will make a presentation about the study.  NYPA will discuss with the group, the logistics for the presentation to make it available to the public.

 

Agreements

  1. Agreement was reached on the concepts for the fish habitat/attraction structures.