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Striped Bass Fishing

Tidal Hudson Fishing Regulations
Saltwater Fishing Regulations

Join DEC's Cooperative Angler Programs:
Hudson River north of George Washington Bridge
Saltwater south of George Washington Bridge

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Don't Wait - Positions Fill Up Fast!

Over 600 seasonal employees provide varied services throughout the summer season in New York State's beautiful Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves. Apply for a summer job here

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Spring Seedling Sale

DEC's Annual Spring Seedling Sale is open through May 12, 2023. Order early, many species sell out quickly. Teachers can apply online for the School Seedling Program until March 31, 2023 for free trees or shrubs to plant with their class.