Saratoga County DEC officer receives Wildlife Officer of the Year award

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Saratoga County Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Officer has been honored as the top wildlife conservation police officer in New York. Environmental Conservation Police Officer (ECO) Steven Shaw was awarded the Wildlife Officer of the Year Award from the Shikar-Safari Club International. How to reduce waste this holiday season, according … Read more

Yellow paint? DEC says that’s not what it is at all

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Do you ever see a tree with yellow paint on it? Well, it’s not yellow paint at all. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) said it’s called Physarum polycephalum and it’s actually alive. What are those black bags around Thacher State Park? DEC said it’s not really an … Read more

Open Space Institute helps preserve Palmertown Range wildlife corridor

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A recent investment deal between Realize Brokers and the Open Space Institute (OSI) will preserve valuable forestland and enhance the wildlife corridor between Moreau Lake State Park and the backside of West Mountain. Capital Region non-profit organizations awarded funding to improve healthy food access “It is really exciting to be … Read more