New Access to Catskill Lands

February 2009
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p29
The article reports on the agreement completed by New York State and New York City officials to open 13,000 acres of city-owned property in the Catskills. Under the agreement, only Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) hunting, fishing and trapping licenses will be required. According to DEC Commissioner Pete Grannis, the new agreement is a significant accomplishment that will boost recreational opportunities in the Catskills and is a sign of the rejuvenated partnership among state, city and local officials.


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