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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.

Special 50% off sale!

Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale: 6 issues for just $6

For a limited time, get a one-year subscription (plus a bonus issue for a total of 7 issues) for just $6. And as an added bonus, subscribers also receive Conservationist for Kids three times a year; all for the same low price. But this is a limited offer that is ONLY AVAILABLE Nov. 27, 2015 through Nov. 30, 2015. So, act now!

You can purchase a subscription for yourself HERE or purchase gift subscriptions for everyone on your holiday shopping list HERE.

The photography of Nathan Farb graces the front cover of the October 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 October 2015 issue:

  • Marvel at the photography of Nathan Farb
  • Learn about choosing the right bird dog
  • Read about collaring and tracking moose
  • Investigate mushroom packaging materials
  • Manage a woodlot for wildlife
  • Visit the Salmon River Hatchery

Conservationist connects New Yorkers to nature!

For back issues, please note: Back issues of Conservationist are now available online at the New York State Library. Not all years are available yet, but more are in the process of being added, and this will eventually be a complete archive. To view the available issues, go to the New York State Library Conservationist Archive. If it asks you to login, choose "Guest" and then follow the Conservationist Archive link again. If you are looking for a specific article and cannot find it, please email us and we will help you get a copy.