New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
In what appears to be a Big Apple first, a man has been convicted of poaching deer right in New York City.
A revised plan for dealing with non-native mute swans, the majestic white water birds, in New York state involves less shooting and more management.
Investigators said the owner of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse shot and killed himself Tuesday, as he was being questioned on an environmental issue by investigators who later smelled marijuana.
The insects, so small they fit on the tip of a fingernail, have badly damaged many trees in the Pine Barrens.
The season for both gun and bow hunters has been extended through the end of January — including weekends.
Officials revealed this month that the 4.5-mile-by-3.5-mile plume of underground contamination in Bethpage is moving deeper than ever.
New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is telling Asharoken village officials to either improve its beach-public-access plan or forget about receiving millions of dollars is dune repair funds.
The 68 sites in Nassau County and 67 in Suffolk County include spots where hazardous waste was once stored.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a “stressed” yearling.
Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.
Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.
An air quality alert has been issued for much of New York City and the northern suburbs, due to concerns about ozone levels.
A New York man enjoying his morning cup of coffee Friday stumbled upon four alligators near a Long Island boat ramp.
An unreleased state report found potential health impacts from fracking are addressed in the Department of Environmental Conservation’s regulatory plan, making a separate health impact study unnecessary.
The DEC is warning of a potentially fatal neurotoxin that could be impacting certain shellfish.