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April 25, 2024

Sean Mahar steps in as New York DEC interim commissioner

State Department of Environmental Conservation Executive Deputy Commissioner Sean Mahar is now serving as interim DEC commissioner, replacing departing Commissioner Basil Seggos.
Mahar, who took over on April 15, is a graduate of Siena College. Prior to becoming the Executive Deputy Commissioner in 2022, Mahar was Chief of Staff overseeing external agency affairs and operations and guiding implementation of key agency priorities, and previously was the Assistant Commissioner of Public Affairs for the agency.

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Youth hunt kick-starts New York turkey seasons, regular season starts May 1

Fair weather, for the most part, greeted New York’s junior hunters who went afield with their mentors April 20 and 21 for the annual youth turkey hunting weekend. Since 2004, the youth hunt has taken place prior to New York’s annual spring gobbler season, which runs May 1 -31.
In Washington County, Chloe Law, age 13 of Stillwater, enjoyed a successful hunt with her father, Chuck. The Laws had three toms come into their set-up off the roost that first morning, gobbling and strutting across a cornfield. Once they were inside 35 yards, Chloe was ready with her Tristar Viper 12-gauge.

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Bill Hilts, Jr.: Remembering New York’s Bob Cinelli — one of the top Great Lakes charter captains

P.T. Barnum once said that the noblest art is that of making others happy. Bob Cinelli was one of those people, especially when he was fishing – a true ambassador for New York’s natural resources as one of the top Great Lakes charter captains. I know firsthand.

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