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DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights – ECO Actions for Late September

  ECO Actions for Late September New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded to 26,400 calls and issued 22,150 tickets for…

DEC Announces New York’s Youth Big Game Hunt Kicks Off Columbus Day Weekend

  DEC Announces New York’s Youth Big Game Hunt Kicks Off Columbus Day Weekend Early Bow Seasons for Deer and Bear Now Open Now, DEC Reminds Hunters to Follow Safety Rules The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that New York’s annual Youth Big Game Hunt is…

Pets of The Week, Duke & Van: Rescued Kittens

Duke & Van:  Duke and Van are an adorable bonded pair who are wishing for a loving home and family to call their own.  Sadly Duke and Van came to shelter because their owner was unable to care for them.  Are you looking for two friendly and calm dogs who want nothing more than a warm home…

Hunting and Trapping News: Aging Deer, Big and Small Game Season Dates, Youth Hunting Dates for Waterfowl and Pheasant

  Hunting and Trapping News: Aging Deer, Big and Small Game Season Dates, Youth Hunting Dates for Waterfowl and Pheasant How Old is that Deer? As deer season approaches, hunters are scouting the deer they will be hunting this fall. Estimating their age is important for making informed harvest decisions. For antlerless deer, the primary…

DEC Reminds Hunters: Deer Management Permit Application Deadline is Oct. 1

  DEC Reminds Hunters: Deer Management Permit Application Deadline is Oct. 1 Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos is reminding hunters to apply for deer management permits (DMPs) this week, ahead of the Oct. 1deadline, DEC announced today. “Deer Management Permits are our most effective wildlife management tool and recreational deer hunting provides an…

Amenia Tractor Supply Celebrates Homemade, Homegrown Goods at Farmers Market

  Amenia Tractor Supply Celebrates Homemade, Homegrown Goods at Farmers Market Amenia, NY  – Customers of the Amenia Tractor Supply store are invited to shop crafts, produce and other local goods at the TSC Farmers Market on Saturday, October 7. From 10:00am to 4:00pm, local farmers and crafters will showcase and sell their homemade and homegrown goods in…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Early September New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded to 26,400 calls…

Pets of The Week: Leroy & Dela & Dali

    Leroy:  If you are looking for a handsome bundle of love then Leroy the Hound is the dog for you!  Leroy loves to go for walks and just wants to be around you.  He’s a big, gentle guy!  You can meet him and his friends daily from 10-3. Dela & Dali:  These are just…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Late August to Early September New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded…

Pets of The Week: Gabby, and Kitties, Kitties, Kitties

    Gabby:  Gabby is a tiny bundle of cuteness!  She loves people and is eager for attention.  Although small, she is a spunky, playful little girl.  Gabby is hoping for a loving home where she can be a Princess.  You can meet Gabby and her doggie friends daily 10-3. Kitties, Kitties, Kitties:  We have the most…

Buster’s Law Arrest in Germantown

  Buster’s Law Arrest in Germantown NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert C. Gregory Troop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Michael W. Jennings, 23 of Germantown On September 6, 2017 Troopers from the Livingston barracks responded to the area of Church Avenue in the Town of Germantown to investigate an incident in which a family pet dog was shot and…

DEC Announces Early Bear Hunting Seasons Begin Soon

  DEC Announces Early Bear Hunting Seasons Begin Soon Bear Hunting Seasons Begin September 9 in Portions of Southeastern New York and September 16 in Northern New York New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the start of early bear hunting seasons across New York State. “Black bears are an important and natural…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Mid-August New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 2016, the 286 ECOs across the state responded to 26,400 calls and…

Bogey finds a home with Putnam golf pro

  Bogey finds a home with Putnam golf pro MAHOPAC, NY – A stray dog found at Putnam County Golf Course in July was adopted by its in-house golf professional Jim Woods through Putnam Humane Society. Staff at the golf course found the 35-pound Beagle-Labrador mix wandering around the course and then by the carts….

Annual Donation of $5 to Help Invest in The Future of New York’s Habitat and Outdoor Recreation

Annual Donation of $5 to Help Invest in The Future of New York’s Habitat and Outdoor Recreation New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today issued a reminder and encouraged outdoor enthusiasts to consider purchasing a $5.00 Habitat/Access Stamp, an optional stamp that helps support the DEC’s efforts to conserve habitat…

DEC Announces Opening of September Canada Goose Hunting Seasons

DEC Announces Opening of September Canada Goose Hunting Seasons New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that Canada goose hunting seasons open during the first week of September. “New York is home to more than 200,000 resident Canada geese, and the September seasons are designed to allow recreational hunters…

Pets of The Week: Carson and Cats & Kittens

          Carson: Carson is a very friendly and outgoing boy!  He loves to play, especially with toys that squeak.  Carson is eager to please and enjoys going for a walk.  Come down to visit Carson and take him for a walk, you’ll fall in love!KK   Cats & Kittens:  These are but 2 of…