New York State DOT and The Nature Conservancy are piloting what they're calling a "critter shelf"—the first of its kind—in the Black River Valley. The idea: build a walkway for wildlife within a culvert under State Route 12, south of Boonville, so animals can use it to cross under the busy road. It will be the first of its kind in New York State.
State Expands the Popular First-Time Camper Program for 2018
The project gives rookie campers a free, fully stocked campsite with a Camping Ambassador for one weekend at a New York State park.