Open Burn

Statewide Burn Ban : March 16 to May 14

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Environment

Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them. 

Bulldozers involved in stream restoration, from 'DEC Guidelines for Post-Flood Stream Construction' online at http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/administration_pdf/postfloodguid.pdf

Stream Reconstruction

Visit our list of links to find information on how to rebuild your stream following a flooding event, and on the advantages of creating riparian buffers.

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Asian longhorned beetle (male)

Asian Longhorned Beetle

First found in New York in 1996, the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a serious threat to our maples and other hardwood trees.

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Open Burn

Burn Ban: State wide March 16 through May 14th

Burn Ban: State wide March 16 through May 14th

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woods, Yates County

Woodlot Management

Find resources on how to efficiently manage your woodlot, here on our website.

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cat tails in farm pond

Ponds

Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.

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man using a chain saw, wearing protective pants.

Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Last updated March 19, 2019