New York’s pheasant program gets the ax

Although rumors of this have been circulating for some time, they were put to rest this past week when the DEC announced it had verbally been told by the State administration to close their last remaining pheasant rearing facility, Reynolds Game Farm, located near Ithaca. The closing is reportedly part of the major budget cutting measures being implemented by the State. The anticipated fiscal year savings created by the closure would be about $708K.

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