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DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Early December New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police 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…

Governor Cuomo Announces $2 Million Available to Reduce Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture

  Third Round of Grant Program to Help Farms Reduce Environmental Impact and Better Prepare for and Recover After Severe Weather Events A Total of $2.9 Million Provided Through the Program to 37 Farms Since 2015 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $2 million is available through round three of the Climate Resilient Farming grant…

Hunting and Trapping Newsletter

  Hunting and Trapping Newsletter Deer & Bear Harvest Update Through the third weekend of the Southern Zone regular big game season, hunters reported 69,550 deer in 2017 compared to 61,184 through the same period in 2016. For the Northern Zone, hunters have reported 11,349 deer in 2017 compared to 9,417 deer in 2016. Hunters…

Hunt Smart, Hunt Safe!

  Hunt Smart, Hunt Safe! With several more weeks of Big Game Season left to enjoy, DEC reminds hunters to put safety–your own and others’–first! Check and abide by the legal hunting hours Check New York’s official sunrise and sunset hours every time you go out hunting. They change every day and in different locations in New York State! Watch…

DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Mid-November New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police 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, Elvis and Saki

  Elvis:  Sweet, little Elvis loves to be loved!  He is an adorable little Beagle who yearns for a new loving family for Christmas.  Stop by and meet Elvis and his friends any day from 10-3.  They will all be happy to meet you. Saki:  Saki loves to play, especially with feather toys.  He enjoys the…

Giving Thanks With Barnsgiving | HORSE NATION

Giving Thanks With Barnsgiving | HORSE NATION Giving Thanks With Barnsgiving | HORSE NATION Is that a banquet table… in a barn? Why yes, it is. Reader Martine Howes gave us the inside scoop on her second annual Barnsgiving — the celebration wil… Click link to view story – Source: www.horsenation.com/2017/11/20/giving-thanks-with-barnsgiving/

FREE​ ​Pet​ ​Photos​ ​with​ ​Santa​ ​Paws​ ​in​ ​Patterson

  FREE​ ​Pet​ ​Photos​ ​with​ ​Santa​ ​Paws​ ​in​ ​Patterson November 15th, 2017 Join Brook Farm Veterinary Center for their sixth annual Pet Photos with Santa Paws fundraiser! Starting at 12pm on Sunday, December 3rd, Santa will be posing for free photos with your dogs and cats in our winter wonderland in Patterson, NY. Santa Paws’…

DEC Announces Nov. 18 Start of Regular Firearms Season for Deer and Bear Hunting in Southern Zone

DEC Announces Nov. 18 Start of Regular Firearms Season for Deer and Bear Hunting in Southern Zone Hunters Encouraged to Pass on Shots on Young Bucks With the start of New York’s most popular big game season slated for Saturday, Nov. 18, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos is encouraging hunters…

Veterans Day is a Free Fishing Day in NY

  Veterans Day is a Free Fishing Day in NY Want to give freshwater fishing a try before the long winter sets in? There’s no better time than this Saturday (November 11), which has been designated a Free Fishing Day in New York State as part of Governor Cuomo’s NY Open for Fishing and Hunting Initiative. All residents and non-resident…

DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights

  DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Highlights ECO Actions for Late October New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police 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…

DEC Reminds Public to Avoid Caves and Mines to Protect New York’s Bat Populations

  DEC Reminds Public to Avoid Caves and Mines to Protect New York’s Bat Populations Human Disturbances Harmful to Threatened Bats, National Bat Week Spreads Awareness About Bats’ Role in the Environment The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today urged outdoor adventurers to suspend exploration of cave and mine sites that may…

PACHYDERMS PACK A PUNCH: BILL SPONSORED BY MURPHY AND PAULIN TO PROTECT PERFORMING ELEPHANTS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR CUOMO

  PACHYDERMS PACK A PUNCH: BILL SPONSORED BY MURPHY AND PAULIN TO PROTECT PERFORMING ELEPHANTS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR CUOMO Historic Bill was Inspired by Pace University Students Pleasantville, NY – If elephants could talk, they would likely raise their trunks in a salute and say “thank you” to Senator Terrence Murphy, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and…

Pets of the Week: Bucky, Solomon

Bucky:  Bucky is the most adorable little Pit mix that you would ever want to meet.  He loves his toys and ball and will entertain you with his playfulness.  Bucky can be seen daily, along with his doggie friends from 10-3. Solomon:  Where are all the orange cat lovers out there?? SOLOMON is a very…

Life Is Sweeter at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary

  Life Is Sweeter at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary By Susan Stone   Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary is a 501(c) charitable organization in operation since 2008,when Doctors Bill and Ellen Crain responded to the need to rescue, rehabilitate, and care for helpless animals saved from agriculture industries and abusive, violent, or frightening circumstances. As a Professor…

TRICK OR TREAT AT A HORSE FARM – Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue to host 2nd annual Halloween event for kids

  TRICK OR TREAT AT A HORSE FARM Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue to host 2nd annual Halloween event for kids   DOVER PLAINS, NY (October 18, 2017) — Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue’s 2nd Annual Trick or Treat event will take place on Saturday, October 28 from10 AM – 12 PM at their farm located at 2699 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY….