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Volume 65, Number 1

August, 2010

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The cover of a landscape photography book on Lake George

Lake George

Photo essay

by Carl Heilman II

page 2

A green rooftop in an urban setting

Turning Over a New Leaf

Using "green" infrastructure to ease flooding

by Elaine Bloom and Karin Verschoor

page 8

A close-up of the pink and white flowers of milkweed

Meet the Milkweed

by Barbara Nuffer

page 13

A whale breaching

A Guide to Whales of New York

Meet our largest marine mammals

by Eileen Stegemann and Bill Fonda

page 14

Young birds in their nest wait for food with open mouths

Backyard Biology

Watchable wildlife opportunities

by Dave Nelson

page 22

A view down a lake in summer, surrounded by forested hills

Jewels of the Finger Lakes

Hemlock and Canadice Lakes

by Jim Howe

page 24


On Patrol

Real Stories from Conservation Officers and Forest Rangers in the field

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

page 23

Briefly and Review

by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 28


Includes feature "Ask the Biologist"

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

Labor of Love

by Joseph Hefta

page 32