Forest Rangers

Become a NY Forest Ranger or ECO-Here's How
If you have always wanted to protect the New York forests on the highest level, now is your chance. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) will be holding training academies for Forest Ranger and Environmental Conservation Police Officer recruits in the spring of 2022.
Become A NY State Forest Ranger
There is a need for forest rangers here in New York state now that the weather is getting warmer and hikers will be going out more. Here's how to become one.
Hiking In The Winter And Preparing For The Worst
There are beautiful and inviting mountain ranges all around us in the Capital Region. Many hikers chose to enjoy them during the spring and summer months, but there are many that love to hike in the winter too. If you are one of them, here are some tips so you can prepare for the worst case scenario…