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Volume 66, Number 3

December, 2011

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A horned lark

Winter Wildlife

Portfolio of wildlife photographer Eric Dresser

by Eric Dresser

page 2

A Sea Grant researcher at work

Bringing Science to the Shore

NY Sea Grant celebrates first 40 years

by Barbara Ann Branca

page 8

A boy taking notes at the edge of the water

Discover...Citizen Science

Take your nature observations to the next level

by Bernadette LaManna

page 14

Three kids cross-country skiing on a trail in the woods.

Beware: Nature Ahead!

Getting kids outdoors

by Gloria Van Duyne

page 20

A sign on a stone wall welcoming people to the Village of Victor

The Little Town that Could

Victor residents work with DEC to fight pollution

by Dr. Joan Kennedy

page 24


On Patrol

Includes feature "Ask the ECO"

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

page 13


by Jenna Kerwin and David Nelson

page 28


Includes feature "Ask the Forester"

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails


by Larry DeLand

page 32