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Mahoney's Auto Mall in Potsdam hit with big fine
Posted by news on 2/16/2017 4:46:00 AM.
A well-known car dealership, along with an employee, pleaded guilty in St. Lawrence County Court to burying hazardous substances.

Mahoney's Auto Mall, Potsdam, New York, DEC, fine

DEC Urges Snowmobile Safety
Posted by news on 2/11/2017 9:04:00 AM.

New York officials are reminding snowmobilers to take precautions after a series of fatal accidents this winter.

DEC, Snowmobile, Safety, Fatality

DEC tags two for illegal hunting
Posted by news on 12/29/2016 5:10:00 AM.
The Department of Environmental Conservation tagged a couple of hunters recently who took in a bigger haul than allowed by law.

DEC, hunting, Clayton, New York

DEC nails three suspected poachers in one night
Posted by news on 12/8/2016 5:19:00 AM.
The DEC took down three suspected poachers in Jefferson County, all in one night.

DEC, Jefferson County, poachers

DEC to conduct more 'hunter safety' sessions after multiple deaths in state
Posted by news on 12/5/2016 5:08:00 AM.
A year after reporting zero hunting fatalities, there have already been four in New York state. And that has prompted officials with the DEC to conduct "hunter safety" press conferences throughout the state.

DEC, New York, hunter safety

DEC: Be on the lookout for Black Bear dens this winter
Posted by news on 11/9/2016 4:28:00 AM.
The Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for the public's help in learning more about Black Bear dens.

DEC, black bear dens, hikers, hunters

Summer drought causes issues for fishermen in fall
Posted by news on 10/3/2016 4:38:00 AM.
Fly fishers on the Salmon River in Oswego County are the latest group to feel the effects of the drought that hit the North Country this past summer.

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DEC Forest Ranger comes to help of lost hunter in Watertown
Posted by news on 9/27/2016 4:36:00 AM.
A lost hunter needed the help of a DEC Forest Ranger to get out of the woods this past weekend.

DEC, Forest Ranger, Watertown, NY, lost hunter

DEC set to stock North Country waterways
Posted by news on 9/26/2016 4:35:00 AM.
DEC and other state wildlife officials will be stocking some key waterways around St. Lawrence County with fish early next month. Lake Sturgeon will be put into Black Lake, along with the Oswegatchie, Raquette, St. Regis Salmon rivers on October 4.

DEC, St. Lawrence County, waterways, Lake Sturgeon

DEC: Popular duck-hunting spots have low water this fall
Posted by news on 9/23/2016 4:31:00 AM.
DEC officials are out with warnings for duck hunters as we enter the fall season. Acces to certain spots, like Perch River Wildlife Management Area in Jefferson County and the Upper and Lower Lakes in St. Lawrence County, will be difficult due to low water levels.
DEC, duck hunting, low water, drought

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