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Annual Land Acquisition Reports

The commissioners of DEC and OPRHP annually report to the Governor and appropriate legislative leaders their land acquisition activities for the preceding calendar year, as required by State Environmental Protection Fund Legislation.

The reports document land acquisition activities undertaken using funding from multiple sources such as the Environmental Protection Fund, the Natural Resources Damage Fund, Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act, Court of Claims and Federal Forest Legacy Funds.

2012 and 2013 DEC and OPRHP Annual Reports (PDF, 1 MB)
In 2013 both agencies combined protected 23,413 acres for $26,904,629.
In 2012 both agencies combined protected 38,959 acres for $22,643,885.

2011 DEC and OPRHP Annual Report (PDF, 60 KB)
In 2011 both agencies combined protected 7,353 acres for $15,525,085.

2010 DEC and OPRHP Annual Report (PDF, 50 KB)
In 2010 both agencies combined protected 100,141 acres for $57,768,408.

2009 DEC and OPRHP Annual Report (PDF, 78 KB)
In 2009 both agencies combined protected 11,323 acres and 2.44 equivalent miles for $9,672,247.

2008 DEC and OPRHP Annual Report (PDF, 94KB)
In 2008 both agencies combined protected 140,115 acres and 1.74 equivalent miles for $101,857,797.

2007 DEC and OPRHP Annual Report (PDF, 96KB)
In 2007 both agencies combined protected 270,000 acres and 2.91 equivalent miles for $67,361,908.


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