New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

This is Why You Should Never Carve Tree Bark
This is Why You Should Never Carve Tree Bark
This is Why You Should Never Carve Tree Bark
Don't carve the bark! Using a blade to carve your initials into a tree may seem romantic but you're being advised to find another way to show your love. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) says carving into bark can lead to an early death for the tree...
Hiker Falls Off Cliff While Taking Photos in NY State Park
Hiker Falls Off Cliff While Taking Photos in NY State Park
Hiker Falls Off Cliff While Taking Photos in NY State Park
A hiking trip in New York turned tragic when one hiker fell 80 feet while taking pictures. A couple hiking on Beacon Hill trail in Minnewaska State Park stopped to take a few shots at the edge of the cliff to capture the moment. A woman lost her footing and fell...
More New York Boaters Seen Intentionally Harassing Whales
More New York Boaters Seen Intentionally Harassing Whales
More New York Boaters Seen Intentionally Harassing Whales
It is not a secret that whales are amongst the most visible marine life to return in abundance to New York waters. The massive beasts of the sea can be seen frequently from Manhattan to Montauk. However, a dark secret regarding the New York whale population is coming to light, people are intentionally chasing them and bumping them.

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