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reduce, reuse and recycle for a sustainable holiday season

Enjoy a Sustainable Holiday Season

As you celebrate with family and friends, show the environment some love too. Make simple changes in your shopping, decorating, and other activities to reduce waste and save energy. View our tips for green holidays.

Camillus Forest first day hike 2019

First Day Hikes

Start of the new year right! Join us on one of the many guided hikes that will be held across NYS on January 1. View the full list of hikes to be held on DEC-managed lands and find directions and how to preregister.