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A fisher graces the cover of the December 2014 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 December 2014 issue:

  • Enjoy the artwork of Wells Horton
  • Learn about the fearless fisher
  • Discover New York's other eagle
  • Remember a game protector killed in the line of duty
  • Find out about hellbender restoration
  • And much more!


Conservationist connects New Yorkers to nature!