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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Supplements and Activity Sheets

Please note: The HTML pages (Curriculum Resources, Classroom Activities and Printable Activity Sheets, and Recommended Resources) will be available for the current year and prior year only. For older issues, the teacher supplement can be found attached to the PDF files on the Conservationist for Kids index page.

Spring 2015 Streams: Go with the Flow!

Winter 2015 High Tech Nature

Fall 2014 Recycling and Composting

Spring 2014 Become an Outdoor Explorer!

Winter 2014 Wildlife is Everywhere

Fall 2013 The Wonderful Life of Diversity

Spring 2013 Understanding Acid Rain

Winter 2013 The Great Lakes

Fall 2012 Mercury is Everywhere!

Spring 2012 Habitat Is Where It's At!

Winter 2012 Meet The Sea!

Fall 2011 A Breath of Fresh Air

Spring 2011 The Greenest New Yorker

Fall 2010 Turkeys

Spring 2010 Fish!

Winter 2010 Hibernation

Fall 2009 Alien Invasion

Spring 2009 Climate Change

Winter 2009 Exploring New York's Waterways

Fall 2008 New York State Symbols

Spring 2008 All About Birds

Winter 2007 Becoming a Winter Wildlife Detective