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2013-14 New York Offices

State of New York

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Joe Martens, Commissioner

Kathleen Moser, Assistant Commissioner for Natural Resources

Patricia Riexinger, Director, Division of Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources

Gordon Batcheller, Chief, Bureau of Wildlife

Bryan Swift, Section Head, Game Management

Vicky Fredericks Wagenbaugh, Editor

Where to Write Us:

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Wildlife Services
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4754

Division of Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources Mission:

The mission of the DEC’s Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources is to serve the interests of current and future generations of New Yorkers by using our collective skills, in partnership with the public, to describe, understand, manage and perpetuate a healthy and diverse assemblage of fish, wildlife and ecosystems.

This guide is a summary that is intended for convenience only—for complete reference consult the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and Volume 6 of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York. These are available at: (Environmental Conservation Law)

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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