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Baby alligator found in Lewis County now living near 'April' at Animal Adventure Park
Posted by news on 4/24/2017 4:34:00 AM.
An alligator confiscated by DEC from two Lewis County men is apparently happy, healthy and is now even a neighbor of April the giraffe.

baby alligator, DEC, Lewis County, Animal Adventure Park

Former car dealer employee sentenced to three years probation
Posted by news on 4/14/2017 4:43:00 AM.
After paying a fine of over $37,000, the former employee of a car dealership who was found to have buried hazardous materials will serve three years of probation.

Mahoney's Auto Mall, Potsdam, New York, DEC, hazardous materials

DEC: Two Lewis County man had baby alligators at their residence
Posted by news on 4/13/2017 4:25:00 AM.
A couple men are accused of possessing two alligators at a Lewis County residence back in March.

alligators, Lewis County, New York, DEC

DEC planning to clean up Sewall's Island, add in trails
Posted by news on 4/12/2017 4:20:00 AM.
The state is preparing for a massive cleanup of Sewall's Island in Watertown.

Sewall's Island, Watertown, New York, DEC

Mud season in full-effect in upstate New York
Posted by news on 4/4/2017 4:31:00 AM.
We're technically in the early stages of spring, but we're really in the middle of mud season in upstate New York.

DEC, mud season, Adirondacks

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

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