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Volume 65, Number 5

April, 2011

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A man pours fish from a green bucket into a stream

Labor of Love

Spring fish stocking is cause for celebration

by Eileen Stegemann

page 2

A side view of a bald eagle's head and shoulders

Discover New York's Wild Side

Watchable wildlife opportunities

by Ellen Bidell

page 6

Two wild turkeys walking at the edge of the woods

Tracking the Wild Turkey

Results of gobbler survival study

by Mike Schiavone

page 12

A lithograph by A. F. Tait of a family of quails

A.F. Tait

Portfolio of the nineteenth-century Adirondack painter

page 18

A very large tree with wide branches

Silent Giants

National and state registries honor the country's big trees

by Jenna Kerwin

page 24


On Patrol

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

page 17


by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 28


Includes feature "Ask the Biologist"

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

Fly fishing with Dad

by Emily Selleck

page 32