6 CRR-NY 648.2NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER IX. INDEPENDENT AGENCIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT
SUBCHAPTER C. ALBANY PINE BUSH PRESERVE
PART 648. PUBLIC USE OF THE ALBANY PINE BUSH PRESERVE
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648.2 Definitions.
As used in this Part, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) Albany Pine Bush Preserve Management Plan means a management plan for the preserve prepared by the commission pursuant to ECL section 46-0111 (see section 648.10 of this Part).
(b) Bicycle means a vehicle with two or more wheels, a steering handle, a saddle seat or seats, and pedals by which it is propelled.
(c) Camp means sleeping overnight or use of any shelter including, but not limited to, a tent, motor home, travel trailer, mobile home, lean-to or a vehicle or vessel used as shelter for sleeping.
(d) Commission means the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission as established by article 46 of the ECL.
(e) Department means the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
(f) ECL means the Environmental Conservation Law, chapter 43-B of the Consolidated Laws of New York State.
(g) Firearm means any weapon from which a shot is discharged by force of an explosive, or a weapon which acts by force of gunpowder or air, and shall include any weapon capable of being loaded with powder, ball or ammunition, whether completed, assembled or from which any part or piece has been removed therefrom.
(h) Fishing means the taking, killing, netting, capturing or withdrawal of fish by any means and every attempt to take or assist another person in taking or attempting to take fish.
(i) Hike means to walk, jog or run for the purpose of recreation or exercise.
(j) Hunt means to pursue, shoot, kill or capture (other than trap) wildlife and includes all lesser acts that disturb, harry or worry wildlife whether or not they result in taking, and every attempt to take and every act of assistance to any person in taking or attempting to take wildlife.
(k) Longbow means any bow that is legal for use pursuant to the ECL.
(l) Mechanized aid means a nonmotorized or motorized wheelchair, or similar device, such as a three-wheeled mobility device designed solely for use by a mobility impaired person for locomotion that is suitable for indoor use in a pedestrian area as well as outdoors by a person with a disability. A nonmotorized or motorized wheelchair is not considered to be a motor vehicle.
(m) Motor vehicle means a device for transporting personnel, supplies or material, that incorporates a motor or an engine of any type for propulsion (except a mechanized aid), and with wheels, tracks, skids, skis, air cushion or other contrivance for traveling on or adjacent to land, water, ice or snow.
(n) Muzzle loading firearm means a gun which is loaded through the muzzle, having rifling in the barrel, shooting a single projectile and having a minimum bore of.44 inch.
(o) No hunting zone means a specific part of the preserve identified by public notice, posted sign or map published by the commission where hunting is prohibited.
(p) No trapping zone means a specific part of the preserve identified by public notice, posted sign or map published by the commission where trapping is prohibited.
(q) Path means any unmarked way, including temporary or permanent paths and firebreaks constructed, maintained, or used by the commission for preserve management purposes, including fire management.
(r) Permit means written permission issued by the commission allowing an otherwise prohibited activity or, when used for purposes of hunting or trapping only, a valid New York State hunting or trapping license.
(s) Person means any individual, public or private corporation, industry, partnership, association, firm, trust, estate, municipality or other legal entity.
(t) Pet means any domesticated animal except guide dogs, hearing assistance dogs or helper dogs.
(u) Pistol means a firearm, as defined in section 180.3 of this Title, intended to be aimed and fired with one hand, having a barrel length not exceeding 16 inches.
(v) Preserve means the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, including all lands and waters dedicated to preservation pursuant to ECL section 46-0107(1)-(4) and lands and waters subject to a written agreement pursuant to ECL section 46-0107(5).
(w) Restricted hunting zone means a specific part of the preserve identified by public notice, posted sign or map published by the commission where hunting is subject to special restrictions.
(x) Restricted trapping zone means a specific part of the preserve identified by public notice, posted sign or map published by the commission where trapping is subject to special restrictions.
(y) Rifle means a firearm using metallic cartridges and a barrel length of at least 16 inches with rifling in the barrel.
(z) Rubbish means any discharged garbage, sewage, metal, plastic or glass, yard waste, construction and demolition materials, sand or soil, abandoned property, motor vehicles, organic or inorganic waste, paper, litter or other nauseous, offensive or noxious material.
(aa) Shotgun means a firearm with a barrel length of at least 18 inches that uses shells that are nonmetallic except for the base.
(ab) Structure means any object constructed, installed, placed or parked on land to facilitate land use, development or subdivision, such as buildings, mobile homes, sheds, signs, tanks, outdoor lighting, swimming pools, tanks, fences, poles and dog houses, and any fixtures, additions and alterations thereto and trailers, travel trailers, campers, or tents constructed, installed, or parked on lands of the preserve.
(ac) Toboggan means a nonmotorized, flat bottomed or runnered sled, snow tube or similar device designed for sliding on snow or ice covered surfaces.
(ad) Trail means an established path or way less than 15 feet wide, officially marked for public use by the commission, and designed primarily for passage by people on foot, horseback or bicycle.
(ae) Trap means to take, kill, capture wildlife with traps, dead falls, and other devices commonly used to take wildlife, and the shooting or killing of wildlife lawfully trapped, and includes all lesser acts such as to place, set or stake such traps, dead falls and other devices whether they result in taking or not, and every attempt to take and every act of assistance to any other person in taking or attempting to take wildlife with traps, dead falls or other devices.
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Current through September 30, 2021
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