Dec 10, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking landowners to help with a wild turkey study aimed at improving management of the game species.
Biologists say wild turkey populations have declined in many parts of New York over the last 10 years. This will be the second year of a four-year study to better understand factors influencing turkey population changes. Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Dec 06, 2013 — Snowy Owls from the arctic tundra are setting up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal range. Bird-watchers are reporting snowy owl... Go to full article
Dec 06, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent Arctic birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and... Go to full article
Champlain, NY, Dec 06, 2013 — Four years ago, state environmental officials made it illegal to burn trash and other waste anywhere in New York. That meant the end of the burn barrel, then a common sight... Go to full article
Dec 05, 2013 — A proposed wind farm in Cape Vincent, in Jefferson County, has been in limbo since energy company BP said earlier this year that it's planning to sell off its entire wind... Go to full article
Parishville, NY, Dec 04, 2013 — A North Country high school science teacher is preparing for a trek to Antarctica this winter to study climate change. Parishville-Hopkinton wilderness studies and biology... Go to full article
Dec 03, 2013 — SCRIBA, N.Y. (AP) The Nine Mile Point 2 nuclear plant on Lake Ontario has been taken off-line after pumps that circulate water through the reactor shut off while being... Go to full article