New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the around New York State. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people.
This past week, leading up to and including the 4th of July holiday weekend, Forest Rangers were busy. What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of those recent missions. [Read more…] about Rangers Rescue Many Injured, Lost, Ill Hikers Over Holiday Week