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Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: Second, Third, and Fourth Quarter 2016

Fourth Quarter 10/1/2016 - 12/31/2016

Hewitt State Forest - Cortland SRA 1 - Enhancement of Public Lands (consolidation)
Location: Town of Scott, Cortland County
Size: 2.5 acres
ID: PLC Cortland 076
Date: 11/1/2016
Notes: Consolidation of state land, 2.5 acre inholding that will allow for easier management of natural resources.

Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area - Enhancement of Public Lands (buffer)
Location: Town of Catharine, Schuyler County
Size: 15.4 acres
ID: PLB Schuyler 006.48
Date: 11/2/2016
Notes: An acquisition that buffers the existing state wildlife management area and expands habitat protection.

West Branch Owego Creek - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Caroline, Tompkins County
Size: 12.2 acres
ID: PFR Tompkins 018.12
Date: 11/28/2016
Notes: This acquisition increases access and fishing opportunities on the West Branch Owego Creek.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 221.8 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.16
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 203.8 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.17
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 633.7 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.18
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Redfield, Oswego County
Size: 333 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.12
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 4 - Greenways
Location: Town of Orwell, Oswego County
Size: 109.8 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.21
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Trail Easement - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: easement
ID: GW Oswego 095.25
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Richland, Oswego County
Size: 5.7 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.28
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 119.3 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.14
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 4 - Greenways
Location: Town of Orwell, Oswego County
Size: 150.8 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.20
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 4 - Greenways
Location: Town of Orwell, Oswego County
Size: 169.4 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.22
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 71 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.33
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 8 - Greenways
Location: Town of Redfield, Oswego County
Size: 366 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.10
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Richland, Oswego County
Size: 33.5 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.29
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 59.4 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.31
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Multiple, Oswego County
Size: 161.7 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.15
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 135.5 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.30
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 2.5 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.18B
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 7 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.32
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 0.8 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.44
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Trail Easement - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: easement
ID: GW Oswego 095.45
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Access easement to newly acquired state lands in the Salmon River Corridor.

Salmon River Corridor - Trail Easement - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: easement
ID: GW Oswego 095.46
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Access easement to newly acquired state lands in the Salmon River Corridor.

Salmon River Corridor - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Richland, Oswego County
Size: 1 miles of stream rights
ID: PFR Oswego 061.17
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Additional public fishing rights on the Salmon River in the village of Pulaski.

Salmon River Corridor - Oswego SRA 15 - Greenways
Location: Town of Albion, Oswego County
Size: 5 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.30A
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Salmon River Corridor - Greenways
Location: Town of Redfield, Oswego County
Size: 35.7 acres
ID: GW Oswego 095.11
Date: 12/16/2016
Notes: Addition to the protected lands of the Salmon River Corridor which will be managed as state forest and protects one the finest chinook and coho salmon fisheries in the country.

Raquette Lake Land Exchange - Adirondack Forest Preserve
Location: Town of Arietta, Hamilton County
Size: 12 acres
ID: AFP Hamilton 328
Date: 12/19/2016
Notes: Constitutional amendment that allowed for the transfer of a 12 acre parcel in exchange for 1 acre of Forest Preserve.

Cayuga Inlet - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Newfield, Tompkins County
Size: 0.12 miles of stream rights
ID: PFR Tompkins 020.08
Date: 12/19/2016
Notes: Additional public fishing rights at the Cayuga Lake Inlet.

Post Creek - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Hornby, Steuben County
Size:
ID: PFR Steuben 066.01
Date: 12/21/2016
Notes: Additional public fishing rights on Post Creek.

Third Quarter 7/1/2016 - 9/30/2016

Dutch Hollow Brook - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Niles, Cayuga County
Size: 0.2 acres and 0.27 miles of stream rights
ID: PFR Cayuga 043.03
Date: 7/14/2016
Notes: Fisherman parking area and fishing rights along both banks of Dutch Hollow Brook.

Lake Shore Marshes Wildlife Management Area - Wildlife Habitat
Location: Town of Huron, Wayne County
Size: 8 acres
ID: WH Wayne 036
Date: 7/15/2016
Notes: Gift to the state as an addition to the Lake Shore Marshes Wildlife Management Area, adjacent to the recently acquired Shaker Heights property.

Hudson River Estuary - Shoreline Protection
Location: Town of Stuyvesant, Columbia County
Size: 1 acre
ID: SLP Columbia 042.08
Date: 8/22/2016
Notes: Addition to the Nutten Hook Tidal Wetland facility.

Second Quarter 4/1/2016 - 6/30/2016

Boreas Ponds - Adirondack Forest Preserve
Location: Town of North Hudson and Newcomb, Essex County
Size: 20,758 acres
ID: AFP Essex 460A
Date: 4/5/2016
Notes: Final acquisition of the Former Finch Pruyn Lands.

Cayuga Inlet - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Danby, Tompkins County
Size: 0.43 miles of stream rights
ID: PFR Tompkins 020.09
Date: 4/7/2016
Notes: Addition to existing fishing rights on Cayuga Inlet to expand fishing opportunities for the public.

Owasco Flats - Freshwater Wetlands
Location: Town of Moravia, Cayuga County
Size: 15.1 acres
ID: FWL Cayuga 051.35
Date: 4/12/2016
Notes: This is an addition nearby Owasco Flats wetlands, directly adjacent to the Owasco Lake Inlet fishing access site.

New York City Watershed Conservation Easement
Location: Town of Multiple, Dutchess County
Size: 28.5 acres
ID: NYC-MOA Dutchess 1404
Date: 5/3/2016
Notes: Two parcels owned by NYCDEP with a conservation easement held by NYSDEC. These parcels were acquired for New York City watershed protection purposes.

Saratoga Sand Plains - Wildlife Habitat
Location: Town of Wilton, Saratoga County
Size: 100.4 acres
ID: WH Saratoga 057.22
Date: 5/20/2016
Notes: This is an acquisition of lands with the purpose to protect multiple federally and state listed endangered species.

High Tor Wildlife Management Area - Enhancement of Public Lands (Consolidation)
Location: Town of Italy, Yates County
Size: 72.3 acres
ID: PLC Yates 032.02
Date: 6/7/2016
Notes: This acquisition provides a wildlife corridor for movement between two previously disconnected units of the existing WMA. It will also prevent development that would result in a loss of huntable area due to firearm discharge restrictions.

Rome Sand Plains - Unique Area
Location: Town of Rome, Oneida County
Size: 90 acres
ID: UA Oneida 124.31
Date: 6/7/2016
Notes: This acquisition is a consolidation of state land as this parcel is bounded by the existing state land as part of the unique area one two sides (east and west), has road frontage to the north with state land on the opposite side of the road and boarders Rome Creek which forms the southern most physical boundary of the DEC owned portion of the Rome Sand Plains.

Post Creek - Public Fishing Rights
Location: Town of Catlin, Chemung County
Size: 0.28 miles of stream rights
ID: PFR Chemung 017.01
Date: 6/10/2016
Notes: The first acquisition of public fishing rights along Post Creek, a tributary of the Chemung River.

ROW/Easement Donation - Adirondack Forest Preserve Easement
Location: Town of Duane, Franklin County
Size: 1.25 acres
ID: AFP/AFE Franklin 231.02
Date: 6/13/2016

Catskill Forest Preserve
Location: Town of Shandaken, Ulster County
Size: 6.2 acres
ID: CFP Ulster 237.14
Date: 6/14/2016
Notes: Parcel of Land directly across from the Catskill Interpretive Center (leaves DEC website).