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Conservationist 2013 Issues

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December 2013

Highlights of the December issue:

  • The entertaining and elusive otter
  • Photos capture beauty of Long Island in winter
  • Surviving a plane crash in the Adirondacks
  • What happened to European hares
  • Gull watching at Niagara Falls
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October 2013

Highlights of the October issue

  • Stunning photographs of autumn in New York
  • The thrill of falconry
  • The natural history, importance and legends of the eastern white pine
  • Tracking dogs trained to find injured deer
  • Wildlife to watch at the Wild Center, Tupper Lake
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August 2013

Highlights of the August issue:

  • The breathtaking, yet little known Chittenango Falls
  • The spectacle of hawk migrations
  • A camp for kids with life-threatening illnesses
  • Meet the bobcat
  • A trip to the NYS Woodsmen's Field Days
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June 2013

Highlights of the June issue:

  • Hunting for fossils and mushrooms
  • Highlights from the 2012 Angler Achievement Awards
  • Honoring Native American treaties
  • Volunteers help round up geese for banding
  • The little known benefits of clear-cuts
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April 2013

Highlights of the April issue:

  • The beauty of the Hudson River and valley captured by 19th century lanscape painters
  • Mastering the skills for, and reaping the rewards of pond fishing for brook trout
  • How humans and black bears can coexist
  • Adirondack ecosystems recover from the effects of acid rain
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February 2013

Highlights of the February Issue:

  • A selection of New York's most scenic waterfalls
  • Why New York is a great place to hunt
  • Tracking the rare short-eared owl
  • How people, plants and animals will adapt to a changing climate
  • Eagle watching at Mongaup Valley