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NY DEC Announces Release of Pheasants for 2013 Hunting Season

Pheasant Raising Programs Bolster Hunting Opportunities in New York Approximately 30,000 adult pheasants will be released on lands open to public hunting for the upcoming fall pheasant hunting season, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The pheasant hunting season begins on October 1 in northern…


NY DEC Releases Spruce Grouse Recovery Plan

NY DEC Releases Spruce Grouse Recovery Plan

Plan Would Help Restore Endangered Bird Population   The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) adopted a Spruce Grouse Recovery Plan to enhance and restore spruce grouse populations in New York State, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. The final Spruce Grouse Recovery Plan is now available on DEC’s website….


NY DEC, Friends of Five Rivers Break Ground for New Education Building

Donation Paves Way for “Guided School Program” Facility 10/26/2009 – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced that the agency is partnering with the non-profit group Friends of Five Rivers to construct a new education building at the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in…


Public Invited to 14th Annual Salmon River Hatchery Open House in New York

Tours, Fishing Seminars, Kids Games, Just Some of the Activities The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will hold its 14th annual Salmon River Hatchery Open House and Family Days on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009. Open house hours will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., held in…


DEC Plans Action to Protect Catlin Creek and Adjacent Wetlands from Northern Snakehead

Continuing an aggressive approach toward invasive species, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will apply an aquatic pesticide to portions of Catlin Creek and adjacent wetlands to eradicate an invasive fish called the Northern Snakehead, Regional Director Willie Janeway announced today. The treatment, slated for October, will…


NY DEC Offering a “Becoming an Outdoorswoman” Workshop

Popular Workshops Give Women the Chance to Learn Outdoor Skills Such as Shooting, Archery, Fly Fishing, Hunting, Canoeing, Kayaking, and Outdoor Photography The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now offering one of its very popular “Becoming an Outdoorswoman” workshops on September 18 – 20, 2009, at…


DEC Announces Temporary Shellfishing Closure of Three Mile Harbor for Fireworks Weekend

Temporary Closure Begins July 18 Three Mile Harbor in the Town of East Hampton, Suffolk County, will be temporarily closed to the harvesting of shellfish for the 2009 Three Mile Harbor Fireworks event weekend, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. Commissioner Pete Grannis said the…


NY DEC Announces Completion of the Freshwater Angler Survey

Information Will Be Used To Help Make Fisheries Management Decisions The 2007 New York State Freshwater Angler Survey, which provides valuable insight on fishing trends and resource management, is now available, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today. The survey is conducted periodically in order to…


NY DEC Releases 2009 “State of the Hudson” Report

Action Agenda to Help Set Five-Year Course For Hudson River Estuary New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced the release of the “State of the Hudson 2009 Report” and the “Draft 2010-2014 Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda” during the Hudson River Estuary Program Summit…


DEC Announces Free Fishing Events Throughout the State

Regional Activities Offer Opportunities to Try Fishing New York State is among the nation’s premier, year-round fishing destinations, and to help newcomers or those interested in learning how to fish, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has scheduled free fishing events in communities across the state. These…