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Past Issues 2008

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Fall

This issue features articles all about New York State Symbols. Read the magazine to learn about:

  • the NY State flower and tree
  • the NY State fish and insect
  • the NY State mineral and fossil
  • planting Sugar Maples and looking for Ladybug

Visit the Supplements and Activity Sheets page for curriculum information and additional activites to do with your class.

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Spring

This issue features articles all about birds. Read the magazine to learn about:

  • tools that bird watchers use
  • bird watching for beginners
  • bird science and the Eastern Bluebird
  • birds of New York State
  • exploring the outdoors and feeding the birds

Visit the Supplements and Activity Sheets page for curriculum information and additional activities to do with your class.