- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Department of Environmental Conservation says it’s about to release 30,000 adult pheasants on lands open to public hunting.

The pheasant hunting season begins on October 1 in northern and eastern New York, October 18 in central and western portions, and November 1 on Long Island.

Junior hunters, 12-to-15 years old, have the opportunity to hunt the weekend before the regular season starts.

A list of release sites is on the DEC website (https://on.ny.gov/1x8HqIa ).

The birds were hatched at a DEC game farm and distributed as day-old chicks to volunteers who raised them to adulthood.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide