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NYDEC Announces Official Opening of Downtown Plattsburgh Boat Launch

Site Universally Accessible and Allows for Public Fishing Access Together with state and city officials, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced the opening of the Downtown Plattsburgh Boat Launch. “Providing high quality access that can accommodate the increasing needs of bass anglers and…


Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana is Closed Until Further Notice Due To Impact of Hurricane Ike

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge until further notice due to the impact of Hurricane Ike. The coastal refuge, just south of LA 82, includes acres in Cameron and Vermilion parishes. Ike’s winds and storm surge damaged the refuge offices, lab areas, dormitories…


Pleasant Harbor Public Boat Launch to Close Sept. 8-12

OLYMPIA – The public boat launch at Pleasant Harbor near Brinnon on Hood Canal will be closed Sept. 8-12 while the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) wraps up an improvement project at the site. The launch was previously scheduled to close earlier in September but recent heavy rains…


Connecticut DEP Temporarily Closes the Thames River State Boat Launch in New London for Renovations

Alternative Public Boat Launches Available The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be temporarily closing the Thames River State Boat Launch in New London for renovations. The closure will be effective July 14, 2008 through August 28, 2008 while the State boat launch is being renovated. Renovations to the…


Smallwood State Park Hosts 3rd Annual Triathlon

MARBURY — Smallwood State Park and Set Up Events, Inc. expects to host more than 300 athletes for the 3rd Annual General Smallwood Triathlon on Sunday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To accommodate the triathlon, Smallwood State Park’s boat launch ramps will close from 5 a.m. to…


DEC Purchases Former Bachy’s Marina on Lake Ontario

Site Will Enhance Boating and Fishing Access The former Bachy’s Marina in the Jefferson County Hamlet of Three Mile Bay will be purchased by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today. The site contains approximately 1.1 acres of land and 300 feet of…


Lac Vieux Desert Reservoir Boating Access Site Closes Temporarily for Construction

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the Lac Vieux Desert Reservoir Boating Access Site in the Upper Peninsula’s Gogebic County will be closed for construction beginning June 16. The construction upgrade will include dredging the boat launch area and installing a new 36-foot wide by 70-foot long concrete…


Pickerel Lake State Forest Campground Reopens

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the necessary well work has been completed at Pickerel Lake State Forest Campground and all campground loops are now open. A portion of this campground had been closed last summer due to well problems. The campground is located in the Pigeon River…


South Higgins Lake State Park Hosting Classic Cars, Boat and RV Shows in June

South Higgins Lake State Park has scheduled two back-to-back weekends of “GO-Get Outdoors” events coming up in the first half of June. On Saturday, June 7, which also happens to be Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan, the park is inviting those who want to display their classic cars and the…


Governor Rell Announces Free State Park Access For Active Duty Service Personnel During Memorial Day Weekend

Free Memorial Day Weekend Access to More Than 130 State Parks With Military ID Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that all active duty service men and women will be able to visit any of Connecticut’s 138 state parks and forests during Memorial Day weekend without charge. The entry fee…