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For Release: Friday, October 6, 2017

DEC Extending Deadline for Comments on Conservation Easement Amendment

November 10, 2017 Deadline

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is extending the public comment period on the draft amendment to the 5 Mile Conservation Easement Interim Recreation Management Plan and the conservation easement portion of the Raquette Boreal Wild Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP).
The draft amendment plan can be found on the DEC website . Public comment on the draft amendment plan will be accepted through November 10, 2017. The public can submit comments via email: or in writing to Peter D'Luhosch, Conservation Easement Specialist, NYS DEC 6739 US Hwy. 11, Potsdam, NY 13676 or by calling 315-265-3090.

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