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Youth Turkey Hunt This Weekend
This weekend, junior hunters have a chance to go turkey hunting before the season officially begins. There are a few rules and guidelines to follow to enjoy the weekend turkey hunting.
How Capital Regioners Can Avoid Encounters With Hungry Bears
As the warmer weather approaches, the DEC warns that American black bear could be wandering out of its form of hibernation, looking to grab a quick, tasty meal on-the-go.  Human food is one source for the hungry creature so be prepared to do the following as a way to prevent bears from wanderin…
Be Cautious Enjoying Winter Activities
There is so much to do in the winter here in the Capital Region and beyond. Most of the activities are outdoors, and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is warning to be careful of where you are doing your outdoor activities this winter.
Calling All Women Who Hunt
Hunting is perceived as a man's sport, but there are many ladies in New York state who enjoy hunting. Now the DEC wants to celebrate women hunters.
See Wild Turkeys? You Can Help The DEC
Since 1996, the Department of Environmental Conservation has conducted a survey and asked for the public's help to determine how many wild turkeys are in New York state. Here's how you can be a part of it.
Beautiful Bug May Kill Fruit Trees
There is a beautiful bug that the DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation) wants you to keep a lookout for. It could compromise New York state fruit trees and other vegetation.

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