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.
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.