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For Release: Friday, October 27, 2017 Public Meeting Set for Thursday November 2 State Parks Also On-Hand to Discuss Latest Safety, Access and Recreational Efforts Underway in the Park Who: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) What: Public Information Meeting on DEC Preliminary […]

For Release: Monday, October 23, 2017 Long Island anglers will have the opportunity to voice opinions regarding the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) efforts to manage stream trout populations at a public meeting on November 2. The meeting will feature a 30-minute presentation by DEC Fisheries staff describing current management practices for […]

For Release: Thursday, September 21, 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the draft mute swan management plan public hearing for the Long Island region has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center in Hauppauge. This hearing will […]

For Release: Monday, September 18, 2017 Due to current weather reports, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is postponing the first public hearing on the State’s revised draft management plan for mute swans originally scheduled to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Hauppauge. Due to anticipated inclement […]

For Release: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) I FISH NY program, in cooperation with the Fire Island National Seashore, today announced a Free Surfcasting Clinic to be held on Saturday, September 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Island Wilderness Visitor Center at Smith Point. […]

For Release: Monday, August 28, 2017 Suffolk County Officer Receives Officer of the Year Award for Outstanding Service New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Timothy Fay received the 2016 “Officer of the Year” award from the Shikar-Safari Club International in a ceremony hosted by long-time Club member Robert Stackler, […]

For Release: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) I FISH NY program and the town of Riverhead will offer a Free Fishing Clinic on Tuesday, August 29, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Riverfront Park in downtown Riverhead. Free loaner fishing rods and bait will be supplied […]

For Release: Friday, June 9, 2017 Free Fishing, Instruction, Rods and Bait at Deep Pond at Schiff Scout Reservation The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 1 I FISH NY program will hold a free fishing clinic on Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., DEC Regional […]

For Release: Friday, April 21, 2017 Purchase Protects Historic Landscape and Long Island Sound Water Quality The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has acquired 17 acres of woodland in the historic maritime hamlet of Setauket. The property will be added to Patriots Hollow State Forest, DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. “The […]

For Release: Friday, March 3, 2017 April 1 Festival Marks Start of New York’s Spring Trout Stocking Program on Long Island The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) will hold their annual Spring Family Fishing Festival on Saturday, April 1 at Belmont Lake State […]