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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Common loons grace the cover of the June 2014 issue of Conservationist

Published six times a year, Conservationist is a New York State-focused magazine that is packed with informative and entertaining articles, first-rate photography and stunning artwork. Articles cover a broad range of environmental and natural history related topics, including fishing, hiking, recreation, travel, hunting, and nature studies. Check out our latest issue below.

In the June 2014 issue:

  • Learn about Adirondack loons
  • New projects improve outdoor recreation access
  • Hiking with kids
  • Avoid getting lost
  • Learn about Eastern coyotes and how to cope
  • Hiking the Northville-Placid Trail
  • Wilderness preservation began in the Adirondacks
  • And much more!

Conservationist connects New Yorkers to nature!