New York State Department of Enviromental Conservation

Necropsy: Bear Found Dead In Central Park Was Likely Hit By VehicleAn examination found that a bear cub found dead with signs of trauma this in Central Park this week was likely hit by a car, state officials said Tuesday.
Queens Lawmaker Calls DEC's Mute Swan Eradication Plan 'Incomprehensible'A bill introduced last week by Sen. Tony Avella would put a two-year moratorium on the DEC's plan to eradicate all 2,200 wild mute swans in the state by 2025.
Lennon Family, Other Celebrities Launch Anti-Fracking Group In New YorkIt's star-power versus the energy industry, as the widow and son of the late John Lennon announced a campaign to prevent natural gas hydrofracking in New York State. Despite the big names involved, supporters of fracking said they won't back down.