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Volume 62, Number 1

August, 2007

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Bob Marshall

Wilderness Advocate

by Phil Brown

page 2

person flintknapping


Revival of an ancient craft

by Paul Trotta

page 7

NYSDOT truck

Climate Change and New York's Future

by Kristen Marcell and Art DeCaetano

page 10


Unforgettable: Letchworth State Park

by Audrey Nieson

page 14

Reinstein Environmental Education Center

Greening the Woods

New DEC education center opens near Buffalo

by Kristen Rosenburgh

page 18

people recycling bottles and cans

Bottle Bill at 25

by Jennifer Kruman

page 20

black-eyed susan

Black-eyed Susan

by Barbara Nuffer

page 24

sunlight shining through forest

Outdoor Discovery

What the sun can tell us

by Anita Sanchez

page 26


Rangers to the Rescue

page 23

ECO on Patrol

page 25


page 28

Letters and Reviews

page 30

The Back Page

page 32