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Contents

Volume 61, Number 6

June, 2007

Adirondack Wild Center

On the Wild Side

A visit to the Adirondack Wild Center

by Howard Fish

page 2

outdoor survival kit

Lost in the Woods

by By Steve Guenther

page 6

loons

Counting Loons

Citizen science in the Adirondacks

by Amy Sauer

page 8

cottonwood tree

Outdoor Discovery

Cottonwood

by Frank Knight

page 10

waterfall at watkins glen

Empire State Adventures

Watkins Glen

by Bernadette LaManna

page 12

spider

Special Pullout: Common Spiders of New York State

Text by Linda Rayor and Cole Gilbert, Art by Patricia Kernan, design by Frank Herec

page 15

geoexchange example

Geoexchange

Reducing reliance on fossil fuels

by Kathleen Sanford

page 19

people on path

Project WILD

Laura Carey

page 24

Envirothon award

Envirothon

by Fred Von Mechow

page 28

Departments

Rangers to the Rescue

page 23

ECO on Patrol

page 29

Letters and Reviews

page 30

The Back Page

page 32