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Conservationist 2014 Issues

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December 2014

View the December 2014 issue (PDF, 2.91 MB)

Highlights of the December issue:

  • Enjoy the artwork of Winslow Homer
  • Learn about the fisher
  • Read about NY's other eagle
  • Remember a fallen game protector
  • See hellbenders get a helping hand
  • See the new Federal Duck Stamp
  • Learn about dealing with floods
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October 2014

View the October 2014 issue (PDF, 3.46 MB)

Highlights of the October issue:

  • Explore the beauty of New York through the eyes of photographer Wells Horton
  • Learn about hunting and cooking wild game and fish
  • Learn some secrets to fishing in the Adirondacks
  • Read all about hunting in New York State
  • Learn more about passenger pigeons in New York
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August 2014

View the August 2014 issue (PDF, 3.8 MB)

Highlights of the August issue:

  • Enjoy New York's wildlife through the photography of Melissa Groo
  • Smokey Bear turns 70!
  • Brook trout return to Brooktrout Lake
  • Visit several Central New York historic sites
  • The small whorled pogonia
  • The thrill and hazards of wildland firefighting
  • Celebrate Thacher State Park's 100th anniversary
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June 2014

View the June 2014 issue (PDF, 4.22 MB)

Highlights of the June issue:

  • Adirondack loons
  • New outdoor recreation access projects
  • Hiking with kids
  • Avoid getting lost
  • Learn about coyotes
  • The Northvill-Placid Trail runs 90
  • Wilderness preservation
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April 2014

View the April 2014 issue (PDF, 3.46 MB)

Highlights of the April Issue:

  • Have fun fishing for crappies
  • Visit the oldest fish hatchery in the Western Hemisphere
  • Wildlife of the rare pine barrens
  • Take in NY's history and culture at these outdoor sites
  • Birding with your eyes
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February 2014

View the February 2014 issue (PDF, 3.53 MB)

Highlights of the February Issue

  • Celebrate winter in the Adirondacks through the beautiful photography of Carl Heilman II
  • View iconic images by famous photographer Ansel Adams
  • Learn about the wildlife found in Manhattan's Central Park
  • The facts behind the hype about the northern snakehead fish