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Volume 65, Number 4

February, 2011

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A person skiing with special adaptation for those with physical disabilities

Winter Sports for All

Alternative sports programs provide opportunities for people of all abilities

by Elaine Bloom

page 2

A robin standing in the snow holding a red berry

Cuckoo no, Yellow-bellied, yes

Birders ring in New Lang Syne

by Craig Thompson

page 6

The tree symbol icon for the international year of forests

Year of Forests

by Gloria Van Duyne

page 12

A bearded man leaning against his cabin

Secret Scratchings

The cryptic code of the Cold River hermit

by Jenna Kerwin

page 16

A woman drilling a hole through the ice with an auger for ice fishing

Ice Princess

Combining ice fishing with the joy of marriage

by Mike Raykovicz

page 22


On Patrol

Includes feature: "Ask the ECO"

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

page 14


by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 26


by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 28

Back Trails

Elusive Quarry

by Barbara Allen Loucks

page 29