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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.

An underwater photo of two black crappie fish on the cover of Conservationist magazine

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 April 2014 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 only

    Conservationist connects New Yorkers to nature!