NYS DEC http://wamc.org en Advocates Want Stronger DEC Invasive Proposal http://wamc.org/post/advocates-want-stronger-dec-invasive-proposal <p></p><p></p><p>The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing <a href="http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/95111.html">new regulations</a> to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The new rules are welcome, but lake defenders say they don’t go far enough. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81635 at http://wamc.org Advocates Want Stronger DEC Invasive Proposal Grassland Incentives Target Bird Protection http://wamc.org/post/grassland-incentives-target-bird-protection <p>The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced a new round of grants for the Grasslands Protection Program, that allows landowners to protect the habitat of rare and threatened species.<br> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 52873 at http://wamc.org Belleayre Mountain Ski Center Head Tony Lanza Dismissed http://wamc.org/post/belleayre-mountain-ski-center-head-tony-lanza-dismissed <p><font size="2">The head of the state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski Center has been dismissed - that decision by the DEC leaves many questions...&nbsp; Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports<br /><br /><br /> An official with the state Department of Environmental Conservation says Tony Lanza was fired - and that&#39;s all they&#39;ll say. Lanza gone from his post </font><font size="2">he&#39;s held for more than a decade </font><font size="2">at the helm of the Bellayre Ski Center.<br /> Thu, 24 May 2012 15:57:35 +0000 Dave Lucas 39685 at http://wamc.org