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A logger has approached me about selling timber. What should I do?
A logger has taken trees from my property without my permission. What should I do?
Are there any New York State programs that help small businesses devise strategies to reduce pollution?
Are there any public hearings/meetings about environmental issues taking place in my area?
Are there programs available which focus on urban and community forestry?
Can I recycle my old car battery?
Can you tell me where and when you stock fish? stock pheasant?
Do you have any information on Endangered Species?
Do you have any information relating to deer?
Has Chronic Wasting Disease been found in any of New York State’s deer population?
How can a woman learn how to appreciate the great outdoors?
How can I get information on the environment for a school report?
How can I learn about recycling?
How can I plan ahead for next year's hunting trip?
How do I contact a Forest Ranger or Environmental Conservation officer?
How do I make reservations at state operated campgrounds?
How do I obtain a sporting license?
How do I properly dispose of automobile fluids?
How do I register for the Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP)?
How is the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) involved in watersheds?
How should my business properly dispose of used or outdated electronic equipment?
I am a falconer. Where can I find information about migratory game bird hunting regulations?
I have squirrels (wildlife) making a nest in my attic. How do I get rid of them?
I live in a rural area and have encountered coyotes on my property. How do I deal with them?
I live near a farm and am concerned about run-off coming onto my property. Who can I call to have them look into this?
I think I have a tree that is infested with the Asian Longhorned Beetle. How can I tell? Who do I call to confirm whether or not I do?
I want to get rid of my old home computer. Do I have to follow any special rules?
I want to own an exotic animal. Do I need a special permit?
I want to start composting. Where can I find information about residential composting?
Is there any publication on New York's natural resources and outdoor recreation?
My child is interested in attending a DEC environmental education camp next summer. Is there financial assistance available to cover all or part of the camp fee?
The season for my favorite freshwater fish species is now closed. Can I still fish for them as long as I release the fish that I catch?
What activities are offered at DEC’s summer programs for youths?
What are some recreational opportunities in the Finger Lake's regions?
What do I do if I see an injured or abandoned animal?
What does the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) do for the New York City watershed?
What is a brownfield?
What is a Critical Environmental Area? Where can I find a list of Critical Environmental Areas in New York State?
What is a Fire Protection Grant? Who can determine if my fire company is eligible to apply for a grant?
What is a Global Positioning System and how does it help New York State?
What is Chronic Wasting Disease and does it only affect deer?
What is precycling?
What is the Adirondack Forest Preserve?
What Is The Big Tree Register? How does my community nominate a tree for the New York State Big Tree Register?
What is the Bird Conservation Area Program? Where can I find information about it?
What is the Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Grant Program?
What is the Brownfields Cleanup Program?
What is the Catskill Forest Preserve?
What is the Comprehensive Environmental Remediation, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund?
What is the Cooperative Forest Management Program?
What is the DEC Adventure Discovery Program?
What is the DEC Air Pollution Control Permit Program? Where can I find information on air quality control in New York State?
What is the DEC Environmental Dispute Resolution Program?
What is the Habitat Protection Section of DEC? Where can I find more information about this program?
What is the Harvest Information Program?
What is the New York Natural Heritage Program? Where can I find a Natural Heritage Program rare species reporting form?
What is the New York State DEC Environmental Navigator?
What is the Protected Native Plants Program?
What kind of recreation is available on State Land?
What numbers can I call to get information about freshwater fishing in New York State?
When and where can I get a hunter education class?
When is Earth Day? How did it come about?
When is it legal to fish?
Where are DEC’s environmental education summer camps located?
Where can I dispose of old automobile tires?
Where can I find information about DEC’s environmental education camps for adolescents and teenagers?
Where can I find information about DEC’s Saratoga Tree Nursery?
Where can I find information about environmental issues that affect my community?
Where can I find information about invasive species in New York State?
Where can I find information about New York State campgrounds operated by DEC?
Where can I find information about peregrine falcons in New York State? Where can I find links to web cameras that keep track of peregrine falcon nesting boxes?
Where can I find information about rare and endangered plants?
Where can I find information about the DEC Spill Response Guidance Manual (SRGM)? Is the SRGM on the Internet?
Where can I find information about the environment for my children?
Where can I find information about trail conditions in the Adirondacks?
Where can I find information and regulations regarding underground bulk chemical storage tanks?
Where can I find information on freshwater fishing regulations?
Where can I find the New York State Spill Guidance Manual and the Spill Technology and Remediation Series for petroleum contaminated soil projects?
Where can I find the New York State Spill Prevention Operation Technology Series of documents for chemical and petroleum bulk storage facilities?
Where can I find the New York State Technical and Administrative Guidance Memoranda for contaminated site cleanup and brownfields?
Where can I learn more about alternative energy sources?
Where can I obtain information on New York State’s rules and regulations for mined land reclamation?
Where can my organization find information about sponsoring a child who wants to attend a session at a DEC environmental education camp?
Who can attend DEC’s summer youth camps?
Who needs a fishing license and where can I get one? How much does a fishing license cost?
Why should I reduce the amount of commercial household cleaners that I use?