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New York State Bureau of Wildlife Biometrics Unit Biometrics Research Correspondence and Subject Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series documents the projects, research topics, and activities of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Bureau of Wildlife's Biometrics Unit. These records consist of a broad range of materials including correspondence, emails, and memorandums; information items such as articles and clippings; drafts of articles to be published in agency publications and reports; data pertaining to waterfowl and bird banding and tracking; and photographs, glass plate negatives, and diskettes.
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Quantity:
41 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1880-2004
Bulk Dates:
1960-2000
Series Number:
B2702

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Scope and Content Note

This series documents the projects, research topics, and activities of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Bureau of Wildlife's Biometrics Unit. These records consist of a broad range of materials including correspondence, emails, and memorandums; information items such as articles and clippings; drafts of articles to be published in agency publications and reports; data pertaining to waterfowl and bird banding and tracking; and photographs, glass plate negatives, and diskettes.

The bulk of this series consists of waterfowl banding sheets. These sheets record biometric data for waterfowl across New York State. Information collected on these sheets includes date banded, operator, location, wild trapped or hand-reared, band number, age, species, sex, retrap band numbers, and remarks. Other records include survey data from hunters and trappers, wild game harvest records, furbearer harvest reports, sighting reports, population data, and wildlife surveys.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B2669 New York State Bureau of Wildlife Wildlife Management Reports, contains related records.

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Acquistion Information

This series was transferred under RDA 22903.

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