DEC Announces Water Conservation Measures to Maintain Salmon River Flows

DEC Delivers – Information to keep you connected and informed from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation DEC Announces Water Conservation Measures to Maintain Salmon River Flows Reduced Releases from Salmon River Reservoir to Conserve Water Drought Forces Temporary Closure of Lower Fly Section to Protect Salmon Run Ongoing drought conditions in the Salmon...
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Great Lakes Seaway Trail Notes from the Road

  The Birds of Autumn Along the Trail   The early avian fall period from September through mid-October is a great time for birding all parts of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Except for the American Goldfinch, our birds have finished the cares of the breeding season and most are done with the physical stress of the annual feather molt. They are feeding vigorously on the...
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DEC Announces Proposed Changes to Freshwater Sportfishing Regulations

Public Comments Accepted Through October 7, 2016 Regulations to be Effective April 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting comments on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations through October 7, 2016, Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. DEC modifies freshwater sportfishing regulations approximately every two years as part of DEC’s...
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And the Winner’s are…

OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Bicentennial Photo Contest Committee recently announced the winners of the competition. Twenty people submitted nearly 80 photos to the contest. Finalists were displayed at the Oswego County Fair in Sandy Creek where the public was invited to vote for their favorite picture in eight separate categories. The winners are Kassondra Burdick (Recreation, first...
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Angling tips to help trout and salmon beat the heat

During the steamy “dog days” of August, it is important to remember that trout and salmon (coldwater sportfish) experience serious physical stress whenever water temperatures climb above 70° Fahrenheit.  Heat stressed fish often seek pockets of cold water created by upwelling groundwater, small feeder streams, or water released from deep reservoirs.  These refuges allow trout to avoid or...
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Mayor Proclaims Aug. 12-13 ‘Fulton Jazz Weekend’ – Food Vendors Set with Cajun and Traditional Fare

FULTON, NY – Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward has proclaimed the Fulton Jazz Festival, (FJF), Aug. 12-13, “Fulton Jazz Weekend, ” said event co-chair, Joe Cortini. In addition, the City of Fulton and the Tobacco Free Network of Central New York have partnered with the event to make it a “tobacco free” festival. The event is on the shore of Lake Neahtahwanta, behind the Fulton War Memorial...
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