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2005 New York State Yearbook Banner Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation

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    Information on the environment and the outdoors in New York State — including State parks and other commercial or public recreation; hunting and fishing; forest management; air, land, and water pollution; earthquakes and mineral resources.

    Highlights

  • The State's 207 State parks and historic sites were visited nearly 54 million times in the 2006 fiscal year.
  • There were 231 forest fires in New York in 2006, nearly three times that of 2004.
  • The 226 rescue missions conducted by the department of Environmental Conservation in 2006 consumed 15,708 staff hours.
  • There were 34 hunting accidents in 2004, the second fewest in over 60 years.
  • There were 43 active solid waste disposal sites in 2007, compared to 861 in 1970.
  • There were 849 Inactive Waste Disposal Sites in 2007; 500 of these were Class 2 sites.

O-1

Acreage of and Attendance at State-Owned Public Campgrounds Within the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves: 2000-06

O-2

Public Use of State-Owned Summer Recreational Facilities Within the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves, NYS: 1975-2004

O-3

Public and Commercial Camping Facilities by Region, NYS: 2003

O-4

Public and Commercial Day Use Facilities by Operator, NYS: 2003

O-5

Public and Commercial Day Use Facilities by State Park Region, NYS: 2003

O-6

Public and Commercial Camping Facilities by Operator, NYS: 2003

O-7

Attendance at Selected State-Owned Recreational Facilities Within the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves, NYS: 1995-2006

O-8

Acreage of and Attendance at State Parks and Historic Sites, NYS by Region: Fiscal Years 1999-2000 — 2005-06

O-9

Acreage of and Attendance at Facilities Operated by the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: Fiscal Years 1999-2000 — 2005-06

O-10

Attendance at State Parks and Historic Sites by Type of Activity, NYS: Fiscal Years 1999-2000 — 2005-06

O-11

Tour Participants at the State Capitol, Executive Mansion, and Corning Tower: Fiscal Years 1999-2000 — 2005-06

O-12

State-Owned Lands Under Jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS: Selected Years 1950-2005

O-13

Cooperative Forest Management, NYS: Fiscal Years 1980-81 — 2005-06

O-14

Primary Use Impairment and Severity of Water Quality Problem for Each Waterbody Type, NYS: 2006

O-15

Seedlings Distributed from the State-Owned Saratoga Nursery, NYS: 1975-2006

O-16

Sales of Forest Products from State-Owned Forests, NYS: 1975-2006

O-17

Forest Fires and Acres Burned, NYS: Selected Years 1955-2006

O-18

Search and Rescue Missions, NYS: 1963-2005

O-19

Resident Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Licenses by Type, NYS: Selected Years 1940-2006

O-20

Hunting Accidents, Fatal and Nonfatal, NYS: 1940-2004

O-21

Calculated Deer Take, NYS: Selected Years 1965-2006

O-22

Resident and Nonresident Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Licenses by Type, NYS by County: License Year Ended September 30, 2006

O-23

Environmental Conservation, Division of Law Enforcement, Annual Activity, NYS: Fiscal Years 2000-01 — 2004-05

O-24

Motorboat and Snowmobile Registrations, NYS by County: 2002-04 Average and 2005

O-25

Fish Distributed by State Hatcheries, NYS: Selected Fiscal Years 1949-50 — 2005-06

O-26

Fish Distributed by State Hatcheries by Size and Species, NYS: Fiscal Year 2005-06

O-27

Marine Recreational Fish Catch, NYS: 1998-2005

O-28

Marine Commercial Fishing, Value of Products, NYS: 1998-2005

O-29

Marine Commercial Fishing Licenses, NYS: 2000-06

O-30

Location and Intensity of Prominent Earthquakes in NYS: 1737-2005

O-31

Air Pollution by Types of Contaminant, NYS: 1964-2006

O-32

Air Pollution Sources by Permit Type, NYS by County: As of April 1, 2007

O-33

Active Solid Waste Disposal Sites, NYS by County: Selected Years 1970-2007

O-34

Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites, Listed by Class, NYS: as of March 31, 2007

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O-3

Mineral Resources, NYS: 2003

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