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Contents

Volume 67, Number 3

December, 2012

Read the entire issue, cover to cover (PDF)

Or you may view each individual article as listed below.

A bronze statue of Teddy Roosevelt sitting on a bench inside the museum

Teddy Roosevelt

Museum celebrates conservation president

by Joan Kelly Bernard and Whitney Barlow

page 2

ECO trainees at target practice

Basic Training

Becoming an environmental conservation officer or forest ranger

by Ellen Bidell

page 8

A woman holds up a small fish she caught with a rod.

Outdoor Fun

Women attend Becoming and Outdoors-Woman event

by Merycarol Roods

page 14

An old photo of a steam train engine emerging from a tunnel in a mountain

Capturing the Adirondacks

State Museum Exhibits Seneca Ray Stoddard's Photography

by New York State Museum

page 18

A solar cap with photovoltaic panels covers a portion of a capped landfill

No Ordinary Landfill

Madison County's alternative energy programs

by Mary Roy and Eileen Stegemann

page 23

A red-breasted merganser floating in the water.

Dunkirk Harbor

Where to watch wildlife in New York

page 26

Departments

Briefly and Review

by Jenna Kerwin and David Nelson

page 28

Letters

Includes feature "Ask the Biologist"

by Eileen Stegemann and Jenna Kerwin

page 30

Back Trails

Snow Journeys

by Jenna Kerwin

page 32