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2011 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

  • New York’s 217 State parks and historic sites received 57 million visitors in the 2010-11 fiscal year.
  • There were 155 forest fires in New York in 2010, down from 159 in 2009.
  • The 210 rescue missions conducted by the Department of Environmental Conservation in 2010 consumed 13,175 staff hours, double the 6,587 in 2009, when 234 missions were conducted. This was due to several unusually large searches.
  • There were 40 hunting accidents reported in 2010, up from 26 in 2009.
  • There were 45 active solid waste disposal sites in 2010, compared to 861 in 1970.
  • There were 897 inactive hazardous waste disposal sites as of March 31, 2011.
O-1 Acreage of and Attendance at State-Owned Public Campgrounds Within the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves: 2003-09
O-2 Public Use of State-Owned Summer Recreational Facilities Within the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves, NYS: 1975-2009
O-3 Public and Commercial Camping Facilities by Region, NYS: 2010
O-4 Public and Commercial Day Use Facilities by Operator, NYS: 2010
O-5 Public and Commercial Day Use Facilities by State Park Region, NYS: 2010
O-6 Public and Commercial Camping Facilities by Operator, NYS: 2010
O-7 Attendance at Selected State-Owned Recreational Facilities Within the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves, NYS: 2000-09
O-8 Acreage of and Attendance at State Parks and Historic Sites, NYS by Region: Fiscal Years 2004-05 — 2010-11
O-9 Acreage of and Attendance at Facilities Operated by the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: Fiscal Years 2003-04 — 2009-10
O-10 Attendance at State Parks and Historic Sites by Type of Activity, NYS: Fiscal Years 2004-05 — 2010-11
O-11 Tour Participants at the State Capitol, Executive Mansion, and Corning Tower: Fiscal Years 2004-05 — 2010-11
O-12 State-Owned Lands Under Jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS: Selected Years 1950-2009
O-13 Cooperative Forest Management, NYS: Fiscal Years 1980-81 — 2008-09
O-14 Primary Use Impairment and Severity of Water Quality Problem for Each Waterbody Type, NYS: 2010
O-15 Seedlings Distributed from the State-Owned Saratoga Nursery, NYS: 1975-2009
O-16 Sales of Forest Products from State-Owned Forests, NYS: 1975-2008
O-17 Forest Fires and Acres Burned, NYS: Selected Years 1955-2010
O-18 Search and Rescue Missions, NYS: 1963-2010
O-19 Resident Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Licenses by Type, NYS: Selected Years 1940-2010
O-20 Hunting Accidents, Fatal and Nonfatal, NYS: 1940-2010
O-21 Calculated Deer Take, NYS: Selected Years 1977-2010
O-22 Resident and Nonresident Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Licenses by Type, NYS by County: License Year Ended September 30, 2010
O-23 Environmental Conservation, Division of Law Enforcement, Annual Activity, NYS: Fiscal Years 2004-05 — 2008-09
O-24 Motorboat and Snowmobile Registrations, NYS by County: 2006-08 Average and 2009
O-25 Fish Distributed by State Hatcheries, NYS: Selected Fiscal Years 1949-50 — 2008-09
O-26 Fish Distributed by State Hatcheries by Size and Species, NYS: Fiscal Year 2008-09
O-27 Marine Recreational Fish Catch, NYS: 2003-10
O-28 Marine Commercial Fishing, Value of Products, NYS: 2003-10
O-29 Marine Commercial Fishing Licenses, NYS: 2004-10
O-30 Location and Intensity of Prominent Earthquakes in NYS: 1737-2011
O-31 Air Pollution by Types of Contaminant, NYS: 1964-2009
O-32 Air Pollution Sources by Permit Type, NYS by County: As of April 1, 2010
O-33 Active Solid Waste Disposal Sites, NYS by County: Selected Years 1970-2009
O-34 Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites, Listed by Class, NYS: as of March 31, 2011
   
  Figures
O-1 New York State Park Regions: 2010
O-2 Location and Intensity of Significant Earthquakes, NYS: 1990-2011
O-3 Mineral Resources, NYS: 2010
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