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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.

Online Newsletters

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DEC publishes a number of newsletters on various topics. Some are targeted to specific audiences, while others are appropriate for families. The following list of some of our most popular newsletters will help you find a DEC newsletter that's right for you.

  • DEC Outdoor Discovery - A monthly newsletter highlighting nature and outdoor recreation in New York
  • Green Living - seasonally updated tips and information on how to make a difference by living in a more sustainable way.
  • Hudson River Almanac - a natural history journal that covers the Hudson from the High Peaks of the Adirondacks to New York Harbor
  • Environmental Notice Bulletin - a weekly compilation of legal notices
  • Leaflets - bi-monthly email covering a wide range of topics, from new recreation opportunities on public land to current status of invasive pests, plants and diseases
  • Hudson RiverNet - quarterly email newsletter about the Hudson Estuary and watershed

Subscribe to DEC's newsletters

You can subscribe to any of the above newsletters, as well as to receive email updates on nearly all aspects of DEC's work using the GovDelivery service. Use this link to subscribe to GovDelivery by entering your e-mail address. Fill in and submit the requested information on the "New Subscriber" page.

This will take you to the "Quick Subscription" page where you will see all the topics that you can receive email updates on from DEC. Check the boxes next to the topic that you are interested in. You will receive a welcome email from DEC confirming your subscription(s).

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