Can you help the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation record the turkeys in your area? The documentation of wild turkeys in New York state is a vital part of understanding how the turkey population is doing in our area.
Wild turkey hunting season began this week and runs through May 30th. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing some changes that may make hunting the feathered species more challenging. There are more than a few hunters already concerned with by the scarcity of the wild prize. The NYDEC wants to hear from those anxious hunters by June 5th.
You may be seeing more and more coyotes in neighborhoods and wooded areas across the Capital Region. Even though their mating season doesn't begin until February and runs through March, they are hunters and are looking for food now.