DEC, Wildlife Refuge will have annual waterfowl hunter meeting on Aug. 24

Posted 12 August 2017 at 8:57 am

Press Release, DEC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that the DEC and Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) are hosting the annual waterfowl hunter information meeting at the Refuge Headquarters on Casey Road in Alabama, Genesee County. The meeting will take place on Aug. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Wildlife biologists from NWR and DEC will discuss items of interest to waterfowl hunters in an informational and interactive forum, including:

  • Highlights of waterfowl management and research programs at Iroquois NWR, Tonawanda, Oak Orchard and Braddock Bay Wildlife Management Areas, including drawdown schedules and hunt program news;
  • Regional and statewide waterfowl news and updates, including waterfowl banding results;
  • Atlantic Flyway news and waterfowl population status; and,
  • NY 2017-18 duck and goose hunting seasons.

In addition, an opportunity will be provided to schedule a public tour of wetland management work being done on Oak Orchard and Tonawanda Wildlife Management Areas and Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge.

The Refuge Headquarters is located along Casey Road, which is off Rt. 63.

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