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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.

A bald eagle graces the cover of the February 2015 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 February 2015 issue:

  • Enjoy the photography of Aaron Winters
  • Learn about technology being used to track bats
  • See images of the massive snowstorm that hit the Buffalo area in November 2014
  • Learn more about darters
  • Read the story of a rescued bald eagle
  • Find out what NYS is doing about invasive species
  • And much more!

Conservationist connects New Yorkers to nature!