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Conservationist 2019 Issues

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August 2019

Download the August issue here (PDF, 18.7 MB)

Highlights of the August issue include:

  • Explore the Catskill fire towers
  • Learn more about Canada geese
  • Dive NY's artificial reefs
  • Battle hydrilla in the Croton River
  • Meet the Seneca white deer
  • Build sustainable trails

And more!

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June 2019

Download the June issue here (PDF, 13.6 MB)

Highlights of the June issue include:

  • Relax in the Adirondacks
  • Read about mine reclamation
  • Celebrate 100 years of DEC's pheasant program
  • Investigate water quality issues
  • Learn about flying squirrels and northern monkshood
  • Understand white pine decline

And much more!

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April 2019

Download the April issue here (PDF, 12.8 MB)

Highlights of the April issue include:

  • Look back at Earth Day
  • Learn how to worm fish for trout
  • Find out about hiking safety
  • Celebrate Outdoors Day
  • Read about the spotted lanternfly
  • Harvest wild leeks

And more!

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February 2019

View the February issue here (PDF, 10.8 MB)

Highlights of the February issue include:

  • Learn about ice fishing
  • Be surprised by nature
  • Read about a mussel relocation project
  • Meet the red fox
  • Experience Frontier Town
  • Travel along the Hudson River by train

And much more!