New York’s busiest hunting days are just about here, as the Southern Zone rifle opening day for white-tailed deer is Saturday, Nov. 18. The early days of this season is when more hunters take to
On a beautiful Adirondack fall day, the Moriah Central School’s “Introduction to Fish and Wildlife” class had the chance to release both cock bird and hen ring-necked pheasants.
The course is taught by Tiffany Pinheiro
In the serene wetlands and sweeping grasslands of North Dakota, an iconic waterfowl species takes flight – the northern pintail. These charming dabbling ducks were once one of the most abundant duck species in North
When Columbus Day weekend rolls around, it’s not just about deer hunting for New York’s youth sports kids. The New York State Trappers Association annually organizes two weekend-long trapping camps for youth ages 12-14, allowing
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is asking for help from both New York and Pennsylvania duck hunters in an effort to update waterfowl consumption advisories.
Those who hunt ducks in the
Birdwing butterflies are among the rarest and largest to grace the planet, their 10-inch (25.4-centimeter) wingspans flapping through the rainforests of Southeast Asia and Australia. Their sheer size can make them hard to miss.
Two New York undergraduate students have completed summer internships with New York Sea Grant, performing field work through the Cornell Biological Field Station on Oneida Lake.
Micah Ford, of Arkport, and Krystal Dixon, of New
After holding a spring conference in Corning in May, the New York State Outdoor Writers Association returned to Washington County this year for a fall safari. Over a dozen outdoor scribes, including several affiliated with
New York Mixed Bag: Department of Environmental Conservation conducting antlerless deer harvesting survey
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is conducting a survey that will help identify potential mechanisms to increase the harvest of female deer. DEC is working with Cornell University’s Center for Conservation Social