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A photo of the Waterford Flight portion of the Erie Canalway Trail on the cover of the April/May 2022 issue of ConservationistPublished 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.

Highlights of the April/May 2022 issue (PDF, 11 MB) include:

  • New York State Canalway Water Trail
  • Sturgeon recovery
  • Being prepared for peakbagging
  • 50 years of Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
  • Living Shorelines
  • Water Well Program

And more!

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 (leaves DEC website). If you are looking for a specific article and cannot find it, please email us and we will help you find it.