Friends of Dyken Pond seeks to protect 56 more acres in Grafton
GRAFTON, N.Y. >> Since securing their first parcel of land on Newcomb Pond earlier this year, the Friends of Dyken Pond Center are now working to protect 56 more acres of land surrounding the pond. Newcomb Pond and the nearby wetlands are home to several beaver lodges, as well as river otters, blue herons and other wildlife.
NY hotline for reporting poachers, polluters
Albany, N.Y. (AP) -- New York conservation officials have established a toll-free hotline for reporting poachers and polluters across the state. Staffed around the clock by a Department of Environmental Conservation police dispatcher, Commissioner Joe Martens says it will help officers respond quickly to wildlife and environmental crimes. ...
Area students intern through SUNY Oswego
Several SUNY Oswego students from the area took part in off-campus internships this fall through the college's Center for Experiential Learning. Continue reading ?