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Conservationist 2020 Issues

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October/November 2020

Download the October/November issue (PDF, 14.4 MB)

Highlights of the October/November issue include:

  • Learn about hunting safely
  • Read some hunting stories
  • Relive a whale rescue
  • Enjoy autumn in New York
  • Learn about little brown bats

And much more!

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August/September 2020

Download the August/September issue (PDF, 14.4 MB)

Highlights of the August/September issue include:

  • Help backyard pollinators
  • Learn how dogs are helping fight invasive species
  • Explore an urban trail in Rochester
  • Marvel at New York's damselflies and dragonflies
  • Learn how to successfully plant a tree
  • See a monarch undergo a transformation

And more!

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June/July 2020

Download the June/July issue (PDF, 18.7 MB)

Highlights of the June/July issue include:

  • Enjoy the sport of fishing
  • Recreate locally
  • Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of DEC campgrounds
  • Learn about oak wilt and the emerald ash borer
  • Go geocaching

And much more!

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April 2020

Download the April issue (PDF, 14.1 MB)

Highlights of the April issue include:

  • Celebrate the 50th anniversaries of DEC and Earth Day
  • Meet the sea star
  • Learn about marine debris
  • Read about restoring lake trout to Lake Erie and the return of the brook trout to Lake Colden
  • Explore New York's accessible recreation resources

And more!

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February 2020

Download the February issue (PDF, 9.4 MB)

Highlights of the February issue include:

  • Explore cross-country skiing
  • Meet the junco
  • Get ready to bring your own bag
  • Read about a moose encounter
  • Celebrate Jean Gawalt
  • Learn about urban forestry

And much more!