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Volume 74, Number 3

December, 2019

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A photo of rabbit tracks in the snow

Decoding Trickster Tracks

by Linda J. Spielman

page 2

A photo of bobcats by Melissa Groo

Species Spotlight--The Bobcat

by Bill Rhodes

page 6

A thumbnail image of the 2020 calendar

New York State First-Ever Conservationist 2020 Calendar

page 9

A photo of Van Hornesville Fish Hatchery

Van Hornesville Fish Hatchery

by Larry Kroon

page 34

A photo of Canadaway Creek WMA in winter

Canadaway Creek Wildlife Management Area

by Emilio Rende

page 36


On Patrol

by ECO Lt. Liza Bobseine and Forest Ranger Capt. Sarah B. Geesler

page 8


by Conservationist Staff

page 40


Includes feature Ask the Biologist

by Eileen Stegemann and Ellen Bidell

page 38