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The official feed of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This account is monitored M-F, 8:30am-5pm EST.
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NYSDEC 3h
Alert to those planning to in the & this weekend! An impending snowstorm Friday night may cause hazardous conditions on trails. Strong winds are also expected, with gusts up to 50 mph possible. Read more: 📸:
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NYSDEC 4h
Find DEC's booth at WNY Equifest this weekend! Saturday-Sunday for DEC bridle paths and other recreation possibilities!
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NYSDEC 6h
NEWS: DEC announced today that NY has acquired 50 acres of property in the town of Catskill. The lands will become part of the Forest Preserve. More info:
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NYSDEC 7h
NEWS: DEC announced the release of the 2016-2018 progress report on the restoration and protection of New York's resources. Read the report and get more info 👉
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NYSDEC 7h
Advisory for Backcountry Hikers: Winter Conditions in the & ! Alert to those planning to this weekend- an impending snowstorm Friday night may cause hazardous conditions on trails. Read more: 📸: itsdannimarie (IG)
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NYup.com 9h
Rite of spring: DEC electroshocks trout on Finger Lake tributary (video)
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NYSDEC 9h
Yesterday in Albany, DEC, , and celebrated new and recertifying Tree Cities, Tree Campuses and Tree Line Utilities. A big thank you and congrats to all honored groups for helping to care for NY’s community forests!
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NYSDEC 10h
Join us for a Delaware Tailwaters Fishery Meeting on April 9th from 6-7 p.m at Hancock High School (Hancock, NY): a public meeting with to outline progress on survey work identified in the 2018-20 Investigation Plan. Info:
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NYSDEC 11h
warm daytime temperatures and freezing nights allows for optimal sap flow for production? Come learn more this Saturday (3/23) at 1:30 pm at Five Rivers during their Maple Sugar Open House! More info:
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NYSDEC 12h
Happy ! DEC’s 2019 We All Live in a Watershed Poster contest invited middle school students in NYS to learn about their role in the watershed they live in and how to conserve and protect our resources. View this year's winners:
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NYSDEC 12h
Heading out to the this weekend? Up-to-date conditions and information, as well as, weekend weather forecast and what you should know before you go- all available here: 📸: @jmpadventuring (IG)
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NYSDEC 12h
Do you like ? Check out the 2019 Lake Ontario Symposium! Come see presentations & expert panels to learn about everything from basics to cutting edge tech.! March 23rd from 10 am- 4 pm at the Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn, NY.
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NYSDEC Mar 21
With possible occurring tonight, drivers are encouraged to proceed with caution or avoid travel if possible. Amphibians come out after nightfall & are slow moving; mortality can be high even on low-traffic roads Info: 📸: Laura Heady
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State of New York Mar 21
A storm system moving into New York is expected to bring heavy snow to areas east and south of Lake Ontario. Downstate there is a threat of coastal flooding.
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Recycling Hero Mar 21
Through its Pilot Pharmaceutical Take Back Program, has placed over 250 pharmaceutical collection boxes in pharmacies, hospitals and long-term care facilities across the state. Find a location near you.
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Elvira de Eyto Mar 21
Super seminar from Chris Bowser Chris Bowser about the Eel monitoring program on the Hudson River, NY. Great insights into engaging
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Mrs. Mottola Mar 21
Thank you SO much to the for our presentation on fish and adaptations! We can’t wait for our field trip with you! 🐠 🐟 🎣
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NYSDEC Mar 21
Planning on in the ? Read about latest conditions, expected weather, and what to bring before you head out. And always remember to check in at the trail head, like Adirondac Marty Moose! More here: 📸: (IG)
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NYSDEC Mar 21
Replying to @NYSDEC
This annual migration also provides a good opportunity to collect data on rainbow since a large number of trout can be found in one area.
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NYSDEC Mar 21
Great turnout today for the annual rainbow sampling at Naples Creek in Ontario County. Each spring, adult rainbow trout leave Canandaigua Lake and swim up Naples Creek to reproduce. The gravel bottom of Naples Creek provides a great place for trout to deposit their eggs.
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