Monday, March 19, 2018

Legislative News

The 2017 Legislative session came to a close with no major actions that benefited Sportsmen/women's initiatives: Take a look to see the highlight initiatives that outdoor enthusiasts should be looking to promote in the 2018 Legislative session.    It is never to early to start contacting our Legislative representatives about our priorities for the current session!  More here....

Other News & Downloads

NYS Legislative NewsBills of interest to sportsmen in 2018Download
DEC Hunting and Trapping NewsletterHave a read and signup for updates!Download
Albany County Pistol Safety Classes2017 ScheduleDownload

The videos below are a few of many global as well as domestic perspectives on, and the results of, gun control:

Informative Articles

The NY State Police
Guide to the Safe Act

From the Times Union website, this NY document may be helpful to understand the "Safe Act".
RULING: Warren vs. District of ColumbiaRead the Wikipedia article about the case that deemed law enforcement need not protect 'ordinary' citizens.Download
Do Police Have a Duty To Protect?According to the landmark 'Warren vs. District of Columbia" ruling: “… a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any particular individual citizen.”Download

DEC Announcements:

DEC - Essay Contest for New Hunters, Trappers or Mentors.........Look here

Latest DEC Hunting and Trapping Newsletter is available...... HERE

DEC Announces Annual Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale at Saratoga Tree Nursery........Look here

Ever Wonder how old that deer is walking by or hanging on your meat pole?.........Look here

NYS DEC Hunter Education and Youth Camp Activities

The Hunter Education course is required for learning the necessary safety techniques and responsibilities as a hunter when using a gun, muzzleloader or bow to pursue wild game: Learn more here


NYS DEC education camps combine environmental education, sportsman education and outdoor fun.They instill a life-long passion for nature and stewardship of natural resources.

  • Camps use a fun, hands-on approach to teach about the environment.
  • Campers learn outdoor skills as well as the essentials of backpacking, camping and canoeing.
  • Campers come away with a life-long passion for nature and a dedication to stewardship of our natural resources.

Learn more about NYS DEC Camps and Education programs here.


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