Martens, Joe
August 2011
New York State Conservationist;Aug2011, Vol. 66 Issue 1, preceding p2
The article highlights the centennial anniversary of New York's Conservation Commission. Founded on July 1911, the commission merged the Forest, Fish and Game Commission, the Forest Preserve Board, the Water Supply Commission and the Water Power Commission. Wildlife stocks had been depleted. According to the author, wider environmental issues such as air quality, industrial pollution, climatic change and new invasive species threats have become vital.


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