DEC Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Stolen Aluminum Beams

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent this bulletin on 08/04/2020 02:17 PM EDT Beams were taken from Perch River WMA, Jefferson County New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating five aluminum beams, also known as “spillway stop logs,” that wereContinue reading “DEC Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Stolen Aluminum Beams”

The Energy 202: Hunting and fishing groups urge Congress to work together on climate change

Washington Post Analysis By Dino Grandoni July 28, 2020 at 8:05 a.m. EDT with Paulina Firozi A group of 41 hunting and fishing organizations are urging Democrats and Republicans in Congress to do more to combat climate change by protecting the land and waters critical for their sports.  Catastrophic drought, intense wildfires and aquatic dead zonesContinue reading “The Energy 202: Hunting and fishing groups urge Congress to work together on climate change”

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Sportsmen & Sportswomen Climate Statement

July 2020 A total of 41 organizations endorsed this climate statement and signed cover letters delivered to the Senate and House Leadership: *American Fisheries Society*American Fly Fishing Trade Association* *America Sportfishing Association*American Woodcock Society**Angler Action Foundation*Archery Trade Association**Backcountry Hunters & Anglers*Bonefish & Tarpon Trust*California Waterfowl* *Captains for Clean Water*Fly Fishers International*Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation* *InternationalContinue reading “Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Sportsmen & Sportswomen Climate Statement”

Work on the Caledonia Hatchery has Finally Begun

Caledonia Hatchery (585-538-6300), located in Livingston County in the Village of Caledonia, is the oldest hatchery in New York State and the Western Hemisphere. The hatchery rears Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout. Virtually all of the two-year-old Brown Trout used in NYSDEC‘s stocking program for 13-15 inch trout are produced at Caledonia Hatchery. Annual production isContinue reading “Work on the Caledonia Hatchery has Finally Begun”

Online Hunter Education Course Available For NY Hunters

From – NYSDEC Hunting and Trapping Newsletter The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent this bulletin on 04/13/2020 02:41 PM EDT First-time hunters who want to hunt during New York’s turkey hunting seasons must first earn a hunter education certificate prior to purchasing their first hunting license. This applies to both the regularContinue reading “Online Hunter Education Course Available For NY Hunters”

Prohibition of Competitions Involving The Taking of Wildlife

MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION Legislation that would make animal killing contests, competitions, tournaments, and derbies unlawful. The NYSCC is opposed to the enactment of blanket restrictions on competitions involving the taking of wildlife. Hunting, as all sports do, engenders a competitive streak. Thus, hunting and trapping contests have been conducted since time immemorial with participants congregatingContinue reading “Prohibition of Competitions Involving The Taking of Wildlife”