On June 26th approximately 400 jet skis traveled from Long Island City in the East River, around the tip of Manhattan and up the Hudson River toward the George Washington Bridge, part of the annual New York City Jet Ski Invasion. [Read more…] about Jet Ski Invasion of NY Harbor Rounds Manhattan’s Tip
According to a press release issued by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a hunter who previously had his license to hunt revoked for poaching recently received jail time for illegally taking a deer in Saratoga County.
Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Shaw reported that in January 2021, they received an anonymous tip regarding large deer antlers brought into a local taxidermist in November 2020 by a revoked hunter using another hunter’s tag. [Read more…] about Repeat Saratoga County Poacher Gets Jail Time
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
According to a press release issued by DEC, on May 22nd, Environmental Conservation Officer DuChene responded to reports of an injured Great Blue Heron in the Town of Chester. [Read more…] about Great Blue Heron Rescued From Orange Co Powerline
In Wayne County, two poachers recently paid fines for illegally taking a deer. According to a press release issued by DEC, on December 17th, 2020, ECO Younglove received a call about a deer shot from the road. [Read more…] about 2 Charged With Poaching Deer From A Road In Wayne County
On April 3rd, NYS Environmental Conservation Officer’s (ECO) received a complaint about an unknown individual shooting a duck or goose. ECO McCormick responded, and upon investigation, determined the shot bird was a bald eagle. [Read more…] about Help Sought to Solve Eagle Shooting Case
In April, a long-standing black bear poaching case pending in the Town of Fallsburg Court was finally resolved. [Read more…] about Bear Poachers Fined After More Than A Year
On March 30th, NYS Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) Macropoulos and Small received reports of a dolphin stranded in Manhasset Bay, Long Island Sound, Nassau County. They reported that when they arrived, they met with Nassau County Police, already on scene along with the Manhasset Lakeview, Great Neck, and Port Washington fire departments.
The New York Marine Rescue Center (NYMRC) was responding and requested ECO assistance in getting a better look at the dolphin to determine its condition. [Read more…] about Dolphin Stranded in Manhasset Bay Dies
On March 31st, Town of Webb Police contacted NYS Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Noyes about a deer struck and killed by a vehicle in the village of Old Forge. [Read more…] about Police: Man Ran Down Deer With Truck
On March 23rd, an Erie County woman had a rude awakening when a turkey broke into her home. [Read more…] about Turkey Caught Breaking and Entering