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Contents

June, 2011

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The face of a dragonfly.

Flying Jewels of New York

Dragonfly and damselfly study

by Erin White, Vici Zaremba and Stephen Diehl

page 2

Two people paddling a canoe

Family Camping

by Ellen Bidell

page 8

A horseshoe crab

Giants at Our Feet

Horseshoe crabs in New York

by Lee Roscoe and Eileen Stegemann

page 12

Close-up of the blue flower of the wild geranium

Wild Geranium

by Barbara Nuffer

page 17

A hiker on a narrow trail through the forest.

More than a Working Forest

Conservation easement protects Upper Hudson Woodlands

by Connie Prickett

page 18

The emerald ash borer is so small it would fit on a nickel

Tiny Beetle, Big Problem

DEC battles the emerald ash borer

by Maria King

page 24

Departments

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

Letters

Includes feature: Ask the Biologist

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

On Top of the World

by Elie Bilmes

page 32