According to an announcement by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), on Sunday, April 30th, while on patrol in Livingston County, DEC Forest Ranger Cordell was following up on a tip that a lock was missing from one of the gates at Sonyea State Forest in the town of Groveland, Livingston County, NY. Ranger Cordell reported that will securing the gate they noticed five Jeep Wranglers traveling together. [Read more…] about Five Vehicles Caught Illegally Off-Roading on State Forest Lands
Sonyea State Forest
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced that DEC will be conducting aerial treatments for the invasive pest spongy moth (formerly known as gypsy moth) in six state forests areas in New York.
Treatment is taking place between May 20th and May 31st, weather permitting. The priority areas chosen already suffered spongy moth defoliation for multiple years and are expected to have another high level of infestation this year according to survey efforts conducted by DEC regional staff. [Read more…] about DEC Announces Aerial Spraying of Six State Forest Areas