The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced a virtual public information session on Habitat Management Plans (HMPs) for Fish Creek, Swallow Bluffs, and Collins Landing Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), set for Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 from 1 to 3 pm.
The event will feature an hour-long presentation about the WMA’s history, habitat goals, and planned management actions, followed by a question-and-answer period.
Fish Creek WMA is located in the towns of Macomb and De Peyster, St. Lawrence County. It is 4,537 acres consisting of wetland, forest, grassland, and shrubland. It is a popular destination for hunting, trapping, fishing, and bird watching.
Swallow Bluffs WMA is located in the towns of Lisbon and Waddington, St. Lawrence County. It is 55 acres consisting of forest, grassland, and shrubland. It is a popular destination for bird watching, specifically bank swallows.
Collins Landing WMA is located in the towns of Alexandria and Orleans in Jefferson County. It is 51 acres consisting of wetland, forest, and grassland, and used as a destination for waterfowl, turkey, and deer hunting, as well as bird watching.
This presentation will be recorded and made available to the public after the session. Registration is available online.