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Youth-Only Turkey Hunt - April 20-21, 2019

The Youth Wild Turkey Hunt is a great opportunity for junior hunters (ages 12-15) to spend time afield with experienced adult hunters gaining the necessary knowledge and skills to become safe and responsible members of the hunting community.

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Website Maintenance

In order to conduct necessary maintenance, portions of DEC's website will be unavailable on Thursday April 18 between the hours of 8 PM-1 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Burn Ban in Effect Until May 14

A statewide burn ban is in effect through May 14 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.