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Updated 08/07/2016
Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location New York
Appropriate for kids yes
Teaching materials no

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Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey

Help study reproductive health of wild turkeys.
Count young turkeys in New York state.

Partner with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to monitor turkeys in the wild. The DEC seeks wildlife lovers in every county to help them observe and count young male and female turkeys (also known as Jakes and Jennies) in August. This survey sheds light on the interaction between weather, environment and flock vitality. It also helps determine fall hunting potential.

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