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Volume 64, Number 4

February, 2010

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A red male cardinal on a branch

Feathered Friends of Winter

Highlighting New York's winter birds

by Dave Nelson; Photos by Jeff Nadler

page 2

A scuba diver inspecting an underwater shipwreck

Diving into History

Underwater exploration of Lake George shipwrecks

by Elaine Bloom

page 8

A solar panel installer on a roof with some solar panels

A Change in Climate

New York's communities get climate smart

by Mary Kadlecek

page 12

A head shot of Clarence Petty

Adirondack Legends Remembered

Honoring Adirondack icons Clarence Petty and Nellie Staves

by Betsy Lowe

page 17

A mounted head of a deer with big antlers

Case Closed

Record deer antlers recovered after 16 years

by Robert O'Connor

page 18

A young boy with a jigging rod sitting by his ice fishing hole

Dad, Can We Go Ice Fishing?

One Family's Ice Fishing Adventure

by Doug Stang; photos by Kelly Stang

page 22


On Patrol

Real Stories from Conservation Officers and Forest Rangers in the Field Includes the Feature "Ask the ECO"

by ECO Lt. Tom Caifa and Forest Ranger Lt. John Solan

page 26


by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 28


Includes feature: "Ask the Biologist"

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

Rushford Reflections

by Bill Sharick

page 32