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DEC finding fatal deer disease in N.Y., suspected in Jefferson County

WATERTOWN — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has found cases of a fatal disease in deer in several counties and now suspects it’s in Jefferson County. The state DEC on Thursday confirmed Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Oswego, Suffolk, and Ulster counties. DEC is tracking suspected cases in Albany, Jefferson, Oneida,… Keep Reading

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DEC to open wildlife management areas from Aug. 16 to 31

WATERTOWN, NY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the annual opening to the public of otherwise restricted Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties from Monday, Aug. 16, to Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. During the 16-day open house, Upper and Lower Lakes and Wilson Hill WMAs in… Keep Reading

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