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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Recommended Resources

Fall 2008 New York State Symbols

Websites to Visit

Cornell Lost Ladybug Project
New York State Bluebird Society - get plans to build your own next box
New York State Senate - learn how ideas become laws
State Symbols USA - find state symbols for every state

DEC Websites

DEC brochures and posters of New York wildlife
Information and fact sheets about New York's wildlife and plants
Saratoga Tree Nursery

Print Resources

State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide by Benjamin F. Shearer and Barbara S. Shearer (Greenwood Press, New York, 1987)