Just a quick reminder to everyone who received a Fisher/Marten Permit this year.  The activity log must be returned to your local DEC office by December 20, 2018.  Failure to return your log will automatically disqualify you from receiving one in 2019.  Please note: Even if you weren’t able to actually set for or if […]

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NYSDEC will be offering a cable restraint training course during the 2019 New York State Wildlife Management Association Seminar in Syracuse on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Syracuse Density on Hiawatha Boulevard. The course will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. You must preregister by contacting Tim Pyszczynski at 315-785-2534. […]

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The DEC Bureau of Wildlife is reminding Trappers that a free special permit is required if you’re trapping Fisher and/or Marten this season.  The permit can be obtained by contacting your Regional Office listed below or via email at: wildlife@dec.ny.gov   They’re also interested in female Fisher Carcasses.  If you would like to assist.  Here is some information […]

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The DEC will be providing training and certification in Nuisance Beaver Cable Restraints at three locations across NY in the near future.  This 2 hr class is a requirement to use Cable Restraint Devices on nuisance permits issued for beaver.    Class 1: August 10, 2-4pm at the Cattaraugus County Sportmans Rendezvous, Little Valley NY. Contact Jen […]

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DEC Announces Essay Contest for Annual Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide Do you have a great hunting or trapping tale? Have you ever mentored a new hunter or trapper? The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) would like to hear your story. DEC is looking for hunters and trappers to share stories about […]

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