The Bashakill Wetlands the largest freshwater wetland (more than 3000 acres) in southeastern NY, a Wildlife Management Area containing a diverse population of wildlife including over 220 species of birds, 30 species of fish, 200 species of wildflowers, and many amphibian and reptile species. Activities include bird watching, kayaking, fishing, and hiking. Visit the Basha Kill Area Association website for event information and ways you can help preserve this gem of New York State.