Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner
Women Hunt Fish NY
ice fishing

Go Ice Fishing this Winter

Investing in Outdoor Recreation

Adventure NY

From Staten Island to Buffalo, the Adventure NY initiative has improved New Yorkers' access to places to enjoy the outdoors. From campgrounds to trails, check out some of the great improvements to state lands!

warning symbol on burn barrel with fire

Annual Burn Ban Until May 14

Spring burn ban is in effect March 16 through May 14 statewide to help prevent wildfires. Call your local fire department for local burning laws and remember it is never legal to burn household trash or leaves.

DEC ON TWITTER