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DEC Celebrates Women's History Month

The National Women’s History Alliance has designated this year’s national theme for Women’s History Month as Women Who Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We celebrate the many women at DEC who work each day to better serve all New Yorkers.

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Working at a DEC camp is a great opportunity to gain practical skills while living in a beautiful setting. New job opportunities with increased eligibility have recently been added - Apply here!

Safe ice should be your number one consideration when ice fishing. Ice thickness is not uniform on any body of water. Learn about Ice Safety here.

Thanks to convenient drop off sites, consumers now have a way to ensure the collection, reuse, and recycling of architectural paint. Find drop off locations here.

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Upcoming Events

Mar. 02, 2024 09:30 am EST
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center
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Mar 02
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Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center
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Mar. 04, 2024 10:00 am EST
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
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How to Prepare for a Winter Hike

Winter hikes can be lots of fun, but they can also be dangerous if you're not prepared. Before you head out into the snow, set yourself up for success by reviewing what gear to pack and how to prepare. 

Learn more about winter hiking safety here.

DEC offers exciting opportunities for those looking to make a difference in environmental protection and natural resource management.