TITLE

Conservation Yesterday; Today and Tomorrow--celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Conservation Department

AUTHOR(S)
Verschoor, Karin; Stegemann, Eileen; Nelson, Dave
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Oct2011, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the natural resource conservation efforts of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), formerly the Conservation Department, from 1911 to 2011. It explains the consolidation of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission, the Forest Purchasing Board, and the Water Supply Commission into a single administrative unit in 1911. It details each of the Department's three divisions, namely, Lands and Forests, Fish and Game, and Inland Waters.
ACCESSION #
66959465

 

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