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Visit DEC at the Great NYS Fair

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Be sure to visit all of DEC's booths at the Great NY State Fair:

  • Experience New York tourism at the new Expo Center, featuring interactive displays showcasing New York State outdoor attractions.
  • Get your sporting license at the DEC aquarium building and see the freshwater fish of New York!
  • $1 entry to the Fair for anyone presenting a valid New York State hunting or fishing license at the gate on 8/22 and 8/24

FREE at the Fair:

  • Free fishing clinics from 10 AM - 3 PM at the New York Experience Area pond area on 8/22 and 8/24
  • Free copies of the Conservationist Magazine at the Aquarium Buildling
  • Free tree seedlings at the Expo Center at 10 AM and 3 PM (Limited quantities are available at each time slot, so arrive early to get yours!)
  • Free reusable shopping bag with a subscription or renewal to the Conservationist magazine
  • Free drawing for a chance to win a lifetime fishing license (worth $460), a kayak, or camping equipment at the Conservationist booth in the Aquarium Building