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State DEC asking people to report moose sightings

June 07, 2019 08:34 AM

The state Department of Environmental Conservation wants to know if you've seen any moose recently.

The department is asking that you report any moose sightings to help wildlife biologists with a research project to determine the moose population.

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Last year, 220 moose observations were reported to the DEC. That's up from 163 in 2017. 

Biologists say the increase is likely because of increased public awareness of the research project.

The DEC says most moose sightings are in the Adirondacks and in southeastern New York.

Sightings can be reported in an online form. 


MORE INFORMATION: Moose sighting report form

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