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Volume 65, Number 3

December, 2010

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A black and white image of Annie Taylor in a long dress standing next to the barrel she went over Niagara falls in


125 years of power,romance and daredevilry

by Bernadette LaManna

page 2

A young, blond boy with a butterfly net, standing in the grass

Hands-on Nature

Resources help teachers connect kids to the outdoors

by Gina Jack

page 6

A young boy in a red jacket at a Christmas tree farm

Choosing a Holiday Tree

by Gloria VanDuyne and Debbie Jackson

page 10

A snow-covered lean-to in a forest setting

Give Me Shelter

Winter camping in Adirondack lean-tos

by Jim Muller

page 14

A loggerhead shrike on a piece of barbed wire

Goodbye to a Pioneer

Are loggerhead shrikes gone for good in New York?

by Paul G. Novak

page 20


Briefly and Review

by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 26

On Patrol

includes feature "Ask the ECO"

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

page 29


by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

Ex-hunting Buddy

by John Hammer

page 32