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NY officials allow access to 3 wildlife areas
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state Department of Environmental Conservation is allowing the public to visit restricted parts of three Wildlife Management Areas in northern New York for two weeks this month.
Access will be allowed from Aug. 17 through Aug. 30.
The sites Perch River in Jefferson County and Upper and Lower Lakes and Wilson Hill in St. Lawrence County.
This is the 18th year DEC will open the wetlands for expanded public access. For most of the year, these wetlands are off limits to the public to provide feeding and resting areas for migratory waterfowl.
For additional information, bird lists and maps, visit the Region 6 Wildlife Management Area web page.