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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 11h
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Did you know sap can cause painful burns and scarring? Learn how to properly ID with our identification webpage:
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NYSDEC 11h
DEC announces progress in efforts to eradicate dangerous and invasive :
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NYSDEC 13h
Looking for a job? DEC is hiring a Communications Technician at our Albany office to serve as a dispatcher with our Division of Law Enforcement for emergency and non-emergency calls from officers and the general public. Learn more and apply today:
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NYSDEC 13h
Help us monitor New York’s population by reporting your own sightings and observations! Learn more about how you can help and how to file an online report, here: 📸: Avery Carbone
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NYSDEC 14h
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It would most likely depend on the type of turtle, the shell shape, and the surface on which the turtle was flipped over on. Here is a little write-up from Nature about how tortoises right themselves:
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NYSDEC 16h
Let’s all chip in and ! Food for thought- did you know chip and other snack bags & wrappers don’t belong in your household recycling program? Feeling guilt about your trash? Reducing your use of single-use packaging helps all around!
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NYSDEC Jun 22
Thanks for celebrating with us! Continue to join us in appreciating this special group year-round, their importance to world ecosystem health is crucial!
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NYSDEC Jun 22
Congrats Town of Pleasant Valley! The town board has pledged to lead action on climate change in the community. Thank you for joining the 7.6 million New Yorkers who live in Registered
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NYSDEC Jun 21
DEC Commissioner talks and New York State’s efforts to protect communities on this week’s Empire State Weekly.
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NYSDEC Jun 21
Congrats City of Amsterdam! The common council has pledged to lead action on climate change in the community. Thank you for joining the 7.6 million New Yorkers who live in Registered
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NYSDEC Jun 21
Planning a weekend hike in the ? ✅Read the trail updates: ✅Due to mud season, postpone hikes on trails above 2,500 feet until high elevation trails have dried. List of below 2,500 ft:
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NYSDEC Jun 21
DEC Environmental Conservation Officer highlights for early June: ✅ Young fawn rescued ✅ 4th Annual Boat Rides for Veterans ✅ Peregrine Falcon Rescue and Release and more:
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NYSDEC Jun 21
Congrats Village of Cayuga Heights! The village board has pledged to lead action on climate change in the community. Thank you for joining the 7.6 million New Yorkers who live in Registered
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NYSDEC Jun 21
Celebrate long days, sunny skies and a new season of adventures with DEC’s trail supporter patch! Patches are $5 each and all funds go directly to trail maintenance and enhancement projects on State lands. More info:
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Luke Auburn Jun 21
Two faculty are getting a grant from to use street view imagery and artificial intelligence to make tracking the spread of invasive plant species along roads more manageable
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NYSDEC Jun 21
Happy ! How will you be enjoying the outdoors this summer in New York State? 📷: Brad Wenskoski
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NYSDEC Jun 21
Pods are for peas. Pods are for dolphins. But pods are usually not for your recycling bin. Did you know single-use coffee pods, even if marketed as recyclable, can usually not be captured by most recycling equipment? with a reusable option instead.
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NYSDEC Jun 21
The correct answer was Red! 🐝
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NYSDEC Jun 20
DEC Forest Ranger highlights for June 10-16: ✅ Prescribed burns ✅ Technical rescue training ✅ Multiple wilderness rescues and more...
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NYSDOH Jun 20
A new way to keep active: NYS Adventure Programs with . Find one near you.
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