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2019 Issues

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Download the Fall issue here (PDF)

In this issue, we will look at how animals survive the winter, and whether they migrate, hibernate, or remain active throughout the season. Students will learn what migration and hibernation are, and what types of animals do each. Students will also learn some of the signs of wildlife species that remain active during the winter, specifically their tracks and scat.

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Download the Spring issue here (PDF)

In this issue: Take action to help the earth each and every day by reducing plastic pollution, saving water, protecting native plants and animals, reducing wasted food, and keeping our air clean! No action is too small for an Earth Hero.

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Download the Winter issue here (PDF)

In this issue we learn about some of New York's sportfish. We'll share some fun things to do outdoors, exploring the places where fish live and how they survive in their watery world.