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Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

Throughout the month of May, DEC celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and the contributions of our diverse staff who identify with the various groups of people this month honors.

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Regenerate NY Forestry Grants

DEC announced a grant program designed to assist private landowners in growing the next generation of forests. Apply now for this forestry cost share grant program while funds last.