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New York


NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Basil Seggos, Commissioner

Carrie Meek Gallagher, Acting Executive Deputy Commissioner

Katie Stone Petronis, Deputy Commissioner for Natural Resources

Anthony Wilkinson, Director, Division of Fish and Wildlife

James Farquhar, Chief, Bureau of Wildlife

Michael Schiavone, Section Head, Game Management

How to contact us:

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Game Management Section

625 Broadway

Albany, NY 12233-4754


Division of Fish and Wildlife's Mission:

The mission of DEC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife 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 references, consult the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and Volume 6 of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of New York State. These are available at: (Environmental Conservation Law)

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