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2020 Issues

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Download the Fall 2020 issue here (PDF)

Hey Kids and Families - Are you finding that you're spending more and more time indoors? Maybe getting caught up in a video game or watching what others are doing on social media? Getting outdoors and being an adventurer is way more fun! This guide will show you how to do it and how to stay safe at the same time.

Please note - due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, this edition was included in the Conservationist and made available online, but not mailed to schools. Bulk printed copies are not available, and a teacher's supplement was not produced for this issue.


Please note, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and temporary closure of NYS schools, the planned Spring issue was not published.

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Download the Winter 2020 issue here (PDF)

In this issue, students will learn what amphibians and reptiles are, as well as the differences between them, their natural history, and what species are found in New York State.