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BioBlitz 2014 Volunteer Sign Up

Please fill in the following form to volunteer for the Emerald View Park BioBlitz 2014.

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When would you like to volunteer? Choose one or more:
 Friday, June 6 Night Hike/Owl Calling (7:00 pm)
 Friday, June 6 Set Up Night Collections (Time TBD)
 Saturday, June 7 Bird Count (6-10 am)
 Saturday, June 7 Set up, Begin surveys (6-10 am)
 Saturday, June 7 Surveys (10 am-2 pm)
 Saturday, June 7 Tear down, finish identification/data wrap up (2-4 pm)

Please check the categories in which you are willing to help:
 Support Volunteer (set-up, tear-down, registration table)
 Field Data Entry (assist with entering species into database)
 Taxa Team Lead (experienced)
 Taxa Team Participant (experienced)
 Citizen Scientist (no experience necessary to assist scientists with the surveys)

For Taxa Team Leads and Team Participants, please note expertise:

For Citizen Scientists wishing to assist scientists with the surveys, please note areas of interest:

Equipment you can bring:

Equipment you need provided and space needs:

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The City of Pittsburgh will hold two public hearings to seek input from interested residents and community organizations on the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program. These hearings are in addition to the three Capital Budget hearings we posted about yesterday. 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program Hearings: Tuesday, October 14, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny, 1230 Federal Street, 15212. Tuesday, October 28, South Side Market House, Intersection of 12th& Bingham Streets, 15203. The hearings are being held prior to the release of the 2015 Capital Budget to enable the City to adequately review citizen testimony. In addition, those attending the hearings are invited to comment on the prior use of the City’s CDBG funds and other federal funds. Please note that the Office of Community Affairs chose locations in coordination with the Office of Management & Budget to ensure that they are at publicly and handicap accessible facilities, in different locations than years past. Upon request, arrangements can be made for non-English speaking, visually impaired, or hearing impaired residents. Additionally, O.C.A. is following the Citizen Participation Plan laid out by the Department of City Planning to ensure as many residents as possible are notified of the hearings. This includes, but is not limited to, announcements in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, New Pittsburgh Courier, City Cable Channel, NextDoor, Mind Mixer, at community meetings, and via email and standard mail to community groups. There will be additional opportunities for public input when meetings are held for the 5-Year Consolidated Plan, FY 2015 Annual Action Plan, and the Analysis of Impediments. For more information please contact the Office of Community Affairs at 412-255-4773 or ...

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The City of Pittsburgh is hosting three public meetings to discuss the City’s Capital Budget and listen to the needs of the people of the City of PIttsburgh. Thanks to Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith, one of these meetings will be held in Mount Washington. Please plan on attending to let the Mayor’s office know what is important in South and West Pittsburgh. Monday, September 29th at 6:00 PM Mount Washington Senior Center 122 Virginia Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15211 You could also attend: Friday, September 19th at 6:00 p.m. -- Ammon Recreation Center in the Hill District (2217 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh 15219) OR Wednesday, October 29th at 6:00 p.m. -- Morningside Senior Center (6944 President Way, Pittsburgh 15206). ...

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