hunting

NYS DEC Proposes Revised Bear Feeding Rules

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has published proposed regulations to amend the DEC’s black bear feeding regulations to establish a comprehensive, state-wide prohibition on the intentional and incidental feeding of black bears in New York. The proposed…

Roadkill Dinner

A recent Associated Press story, entitled “In rural NH, deer-car crashes bring free ‘dinner’” reports on the practice in New Hampshire of eating road kill deer.  The story states that: “if the animal can be salvaged, it’s offered to the…

NYS DEC CRACKDOWN ON DEER POACHING

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Crackdown on Deer Poaching Nets More than 100 Individuals December 8, 2009 Contact: Yancey Roy, NYS DEC (518) 402-8000 “Operation Jackhammer” Targets Violators in Hudson Valley, Catskills, Capital Region and Adirondacks A major…

Can Hiking and Hunting Co-exist?

Once again the hiking forums are flooded with post about not hiking during big game hunting season.  Last year, a local ADK Club Chapter cancelled a planned hike “due to hunting season” even though the hike was in a county…