According to a press release issued by DEC, on the evening of August 9th, a man backed his Jeep and boat trailer, with boat attached, into Onondaga Lake — missing the newly erected DEC boat launch by 50 feet and becoming stuck in mud along the shoreline. [Read more…] about Epic Failures At New Onondaga Lake Boat Launch Lead To Charges
The new Hashamomuck Marine Waterway Access Site is now open in the town of Southold, on Long Island.
The site is DEC’s first and only unrestricted waterway access site on the Peconic Bay and will provide public fishing and recreational boating access to this popular waterbody. [Read more…] about Hashamomuck Marine Waterway Access Site Now Open
According to a press release issued by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), on June 24th, Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Manns and New York State Police Trooper Rycek responded by boat to a report of a stranded vessel on Great Sacandaga Lake. [Read more…] about Family Rescued From Great Sacandaga Lake
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has finalized the Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area, located on the south shore of the 2,880-acre Hinckley Reservoir in Herkimer County.
Once the UMP is implemented, the Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area is expected to be transformed into the only public campground in the Southwestern Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Hinckley Reservoir Will Become A Campground
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced they will begin closing the gates at the Million Dollar Beach, Mossy Point and Rogers Rock boat launches on Lake George on April 15th, to increase protections from aquatic invasive species. The overnight closure will continue through December 15th. [Read more…] about Lake George Boat Launch Season Narrowing
New York State’s Watercraft Inspection Steward Programs are now recruiting boat stewards for the 2021 season. [Read more…] about Boat Stewards Sought for 2021 Boating Season
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the completion and grand opening of the Onondaga Lake Boat Launch Site in the town of Geddes, Onondaga County. [Read more…] about New Onondaga Lake Boat Launch Opens
If you’re headed into to the woods or onto the waters, now is the time to be sure you’ve got some extra clothing and be prepared to spend an unplanned night in cold temperatures.
Summit temperatures are not expected to rise out of the 30s this weekend. [Read more…] about Cold Temperatures, Dry Conditions In The Adirondacks This Weekend
Although colder spots have been seeing nighttime temperatures in the 40s, on Wednesday much of the region reached the lower 80s, and it’s remained warm enough for comfortable camping, with water temperatures warm enough for swimming. Temperatures are forecast to remain near normal for the next week.
There is some rain and morning fog in the forecast for this weekend however, so keep an eye on the weather. Summit temperatures are expected to remain mostly in the 50s, although Sunday morning could be windy and rainy at higher elevations. Be prepared against hypothermia by bringing extra clothing, and plenty of food and water. [Read more…] about Adirondack Conditions: Dry, Waters Remain Low, Popular Areas Remain Busy
The Lake Flower Boat Launch will reopen for the launching and retrieval of trailered boats on Friday, September 4, in time for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. [Read more…] about Lake Flower Boat Launch Reopening Friday For Trailers