- Foraging Behavior of Short-eared Owls and Northern Harriers on a Reclaimed Surface Mine in Kentucky. Vukovich, Mark; Ritchison, Gary // Southeastern Naturalist;2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
Current procedures for reclaiming surface mines have produced many hectares of open grasslands. Asio flammeus (Short-eared Owl) and Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier) are regularly found in such grasslands, but little is known about the suitability of these areas as raptor habitat. Our objective...
- Deer age. // New York State Conservationist;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 2, Wild in New York p7
Highlights the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) putting up of deer check stations at different locations in the state. Gathering of information on deer herds; Determination of age of deers by examination of teeth; Assessment of age structure of population.
- GHOST IN THE GRASSLAND. Swenson, Theresa; Hewitt, Glenn // New York State Conservationist;Feb2013, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p18
The article discusses monitoring of short-eared owls by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Due to its summer breeding habits, the owl is said to be more common in the state during the winter season. It describes impact of agricultural decline and farmland...
- BRIEFLY. Shea, Shannon Brescher // New York State Conservationist;Aug2008, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p36
This section offers news briefs on environmental conservation in New York as of August 2008. The Deer Watchers Program of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is looking for volunteers to record observations of deer from mid-August to late September. The New York Natural Heritage...
- DEC reports deer harvest continues at high rate. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;3/20/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 68, pA3
The article presents information on a report from the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) of New York on the number of deer harvested by hunters in 2009.
- IF YOU CARE, LEAVE THEM THERE! // New York State Conservationist;Apr2004, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p25
States that wild animals should not be removed in their natural habitat. Legality of possessing wild animals in New York State; Contact numbers of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife Regional Office.
- DEC partnership with private property owners to protect bog turtle habitat. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;4/5/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p12
The article reports on the move of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to offer a federally funded grant program to private landowners who are interested in improving and restoring critical bog turtle habitat.
- FISH & WILDLIFE VIOLATIONS. // Western Sportsman;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p59
The article offers news briefs related to fish and wildlife violations in Saskatchewan and Alberta. According to an information received by Saskatoon Conservation Officers from Turn In Poachers line, a Northern Harrier has been reportedly struck with an arrow in Saskatchewan. Turn In Poachers...
- Operation Shellshock. Caifa, Tom; Solan, John // New York State Conservationist;Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p35
The article reports on the success of an undercover operation undertaken by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) called Operation Shellshock. An international black market for poaching, smuggling and illegally selling protective native species of reptiles and amphibians...