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National Pollinator Week June 18-24 They rely on us. We rely on them.
 DEC research vessel Argo based at the Dunkirk Fisheries Station

On the Front Lines - Research Vessel Captains

"On The Front Lines" showcases DEC employees and the unique work they do. Watch ship captains Alan Fairbanks and Doug Zeller on YouTube describing their work conducting biological assessments of fish.


Give Turtles "a Brake"

Each June, many turtles cross our roads to reach nesting sites and thousands are killed when they are struck by vehicles. Be on the lookout and help them arrive safely.