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Volume 64, Number 5

April, 2010

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A historic postcard of the falls at Glens Falls

Workhorses of the Industrial Revolution

Hudson River Waterfalls

by Russell Dunn

page 2

The head of an American woodcock

Every Call Counts

Biologists use singing-ground survey to monitor woodcock populations

by Mike Murphy

page 6

A fisherman holding a very large brook trout

Nice Fish

A new state record brook trout

by Mike Raykovicz

page 10

A farmer standing in a field of garlic with a barn and silo in the distance

The (not so) Simple Life

Seasons on a Small Organic Farm

by Keith Stewart

page 12

Close up of the yellow flower of the marsh marigold

Marsh Marigold

by Barbara Nuffer

page 17

The head of a bullhead fish showing barbels

Bountiful Bullhead

Springtime night fishing

by Sarah Piecuch

page 18

The earth as viewed from space

Earth Day Every Day

40 years of environmental education

by Marsha Guzewich

page 23


On Patrol

includes feature "Ask the ECO"

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

page 27

Briefly and Book Review

by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 28


includes feature "Ask the Biologist"

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

Earth Day

by Pete Grannis

page 32