Afraid not. That's just where the well-established supremacy of the state's sole authority to regulate hunting comes in. This is not an issue where home rule rights might plausibly be asserted. State-wide regulation of hunting is clearly a preemptive "general law" as defined in Article IX of the state constitution, and elaborated in the state publication linked below, bottom of page 3.
https://www.dos.ny.gov/lg/publications/Adopting_Local_Laws_in_New_York_State.pdf -Geo > > The question is whether the City can enforce its ban on the lake. Some people > say not. I thought that last year the mayor said he would test it. If > successful it would make most of the shallows at the south end of the lake > into a waterfowl sanctuary. > --Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --