NYS DEC Rules & Regulations
NYS DEC Rules and
Regulations (for training sessions):
Live Flyers and Live Ammo
Live ammunition is prohibited for dog TRAINING
events on State lands in Region 3 pursuant to ECL 11-0923. Live ammunition will be allowed for DOG TRIAL events pursuant to ECL 11-0927. A dog training event is one in which dogs are taught,
instructed, exercised and prepared for a test of skill. A dog trial event is defined as an event in which dogs compete
or are tested to prove a level of skill or proficiency before a competent judge and at which titles or championship points
may be awarded.
Each gunner must
have a Field Trial License issued by NY State and comply with all requirements of that permit - tag the birds, have a receipt
of the purchase of the birds with you and use only the species listed in the License.
Prior to shooting
flyers, a map of Stewart State Forest, clearly marked showing the area(s) where the shooting will take place, the date and
that LIVE AMMO WILL BE IN USE, in bold letters, must be posted at
all three kiosks. The kiosks are located at Weed Road, Barron Road North and Ridge Road. This is your responsibility.
All trails must be ribboned off with Caution
or Danger tape where they come within 500 feet of the area. Large signs, clearly and boldly lettered must state LIVE AMMO IN USE, must be placed on each trail that intersects the area where shooting
The speed limit is 10 MPH – Do not exceed the speed limit.
Pedestrians, bikers, horses, and all animals ALWAYS
have right of way.
park in designated parking areas - if multiple vehicles, please park only on one side of the road.
Please do not liter on the grounds
- “If you bring it in, you take it out”.