The DEC is encouraging women who hunt in New York State to enter a photo contest, to be featured in a magazine.

Woman who hunt in New York are encourage to share their photos with the DEC by emailing them to socialmedia@dec.ny.gov. DEC welcomes photos of all aspects of safe and ethical hunting, including: The act of hunting, preparing to go afield, after the hunt, with family members, etc.

The deadline for the photo contest is December 31st, but the DEC encourages hunters to share photos anytime of the year.

DEC will feature winning entries in next year's New York State Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide and may appear in a future issue of the Conservationist magazine, social media posts, DEC website, and other outreach.

For more information you can visit the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's website.