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Tribute to Ridgewood Reservoir: “Class One Freshwater Wetland”

June 2, 2019

Leader: Steve Nanz
Registrar:  Heidi Steiner email heidi.steiner.bklyn@gmail.com or call before 8 pm 718- 369-2116
Registration Period: May 27-May 31

Synopsis: This walk celebrates an important grassroots victory, the long hope for New York State Department of Conservation “Wetland Class One” protection status after an eleven year battle of activism by a coalition of birders, conservation groups, the Queens Community board and elected officials. The Brooklyn Bird Club and several members –particularly Steve Nanz, Heidi Steiner, and Rob Jett –were a critical force of the coalition to save Ridgewood Reservoir. For more information, read the following references: http://ridgewoodreservoir.blogspot.com/ and http://www.newtownhistorical.org/

Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration


June 2, 2019
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