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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 2010 Turkeys

DEC Webpages

DEC's information page on wild turkeys
DEC's wild turkey brochure (pdf 931 kb)
DEC's wild turkey poster (pdf 459 kb)
DEC's Species Conservation page (including the New York Nature Explorer, State Wildlife Grants)
DEC's "Animals, Plants and Aquatic Life" gateway page

Web Resources

National Wild Turkey Federation (NWFT) (Follow links to find background info, photos, sounds; look in newsletters and Jakes magazine for turkey-related activities.)

"Eastern Wild Turkey" bulletin from NWTF

Cornell Cooperative Extension publication on wild turkeys

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service information about the Wildlife and Sportfish Restoration Program (includes a PowerPoint presentation you can download)

"Birds of North America" from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and American Ornithologists' Union

"Tails by Mail" learning kit on wild turkeys, available for loan from Five Rivers Environmental Education Center

Print Resources

The Wild Turkey: Biology and Management, edited by James G. Dickson (Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, 1992)

Additional websites and books for children are listed in Conservationist for Kids magazine.