Martens, Joe
October 2011
New York State Conservationist;Oct2011, Vol. 66 Issue 2, preceding p2
The article presents a message from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) commissioner Joe Martens urging"Conservationist" readers to visit New York communities that bore the brunt of the damage caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in 2011. Citing Catskills, Adirondacks and Hudson Valley among others, he notes that tourism will help restore their social activity and lift the local economy. He also thanks the DEC staff for their help in emergency situations.


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