News and Updates

The Associated Press covers investigation into illegal ivory trade

Monday, December 31, 2012

The Associated Press published a story about the Department of Environmental Conservation Police Officers' and Investigators' involvement in a detailed and lengthy investigation into illegal ivory sales.  The investigation resulted in convictions of dealers and seizure of many pieces of ivory.  The AP story can be found here.


 

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Environmental Conservation Officers respond to assist beached finback whale

Monday, December 31, 2012

On December 26, 2012 the Department of Environmental Conservation was notified of a beached whale in Breezy Point (Queens) NY.  

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Forest Rangers Rescue Fallen Ice Climber

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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Forest Rangers and EnCon Police assist in search for missing Dutchess County men

Monday, December 24, 2012

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13-year-old boy found after having gone missing in Whaupaunaucau State Forest

Sunday, December 23, 2012

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Forest Rangers practice helicopter rescue operations

Friday, December 21, 2012

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Environmental Conservation Officers and Investigators efforts succeed in illegal ivory case

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Dan De Federicis, Executive Director of the NYS PBA stated he is extremely proud of the work Environmental Conservation Officers and Investigators accomplish in protecting our fish and wildlife.  “Taking $2 million of elephant ivory off the black market in one operation underscores the magnitude of the impact a small dedicated force can have while focused upon their mission to prevent profiteering from the illegal exploitation of our fish and wildlife.”

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Grueling Rescue saves Adirondack Hiker

Monday, December 17, 2012

Forest Ranger Lieutenant Julie Harjung responds with a team to rescue a fallen hiker in the High Peaks. Click here for the full story.

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Oswego State University Police arrest student on felony charges

Thursday, December 13, 2012

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Forest Rangers Continue Hurricane Sandy Deployments

Friday, November 30, 2012

As the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy transitions from rescue and emergency response to recovery, The New York State Forest Rangers continue to deploy resources. 

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