Monday, March 20th, 2023
Monday, March 20th, 2023

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Don Lehman

New York waterfowl hunters push back on limited opportunities in preserve

Over the years, the town of Clifton Park in Saratoga County, N.Y. has whittled down the opportunities to hunt the productive areas of Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve that were once among the more popular duck hunting areas in the Capital Region.
Waterfowl hunters now get one week each October to use the preserve, after a series of town of Clifton Park and New York State rule changes over the years, beginning in the 1970s. Hunters say DEC, not the town, controls the hunting season.

In New York, longtime gun show departs Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — One of the state’s longest running gun shows came to an end last month, as a controversial law change halted the event that has been held twice a year at Saratoga City Center for more than three decades. Weeks after the move to keep the show out of Saratoga Springs, promoter

New York State DEC survey tracking fishers, hares

Montague, N.Y. — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is working with an Adirondack college graduate student to try to figure out how well fishers and snowshoe hares are doing in the Adirondack Park. The DEC’s staff in regions 5 and 6 are working together to look for fishers at nearly 200 sites around the

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