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Contents

Volume 66, Number 1

August, 2011

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A yellow seahorse underwater in some sea weed

Seahorses

Long Island's fish oddities

by Christopher Paparo

A man emptying fish into a stream from a large gray bucket

Still Raising after all these Years

DEC's Rome Fish Hatchery

by Joelle Ernst and Bob Lewthwaite

page 6

A swallowtail butterfly perched on a purple flower

Swallowtail Surprise

Birds, a butterfly and a boy's memories

by Terry Mosher

page 10

The head and part of the body of a timber rattlesnake

Watch Your Step

Timber rattlesnakes in the Hudson Valley

by Al Breisch

page 14

Two girls in

Green Horizons

New York City Youth explore environmental careers

by Nancy Wolf

page 20

Two young boys with long sticks at the water's edge

Forests for the People

Public lands in New York

by Josh Clague

page 24

Departments

On Patrol

Includes feature: Ask the ECO

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

page 19

Briefly and Review

by Jenna Kerwin and Eileen Stegemann

page 28

Letters

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

All in the family

by Jim Picard

page 32