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The front cover of the June 2019 issue of Conservationist features Skaneateles Lake photographed by Matt Champlin

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.

Highlights of the June issue:

  • Relax in the Adirondacks
  • Read about mine reclamation
  • Celebrate 100 years of DEC's pheasant program
  • Investigate water quality issues
  • Learn about flying squirrels and northern monkshood
  • Understand white pine decline

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. Not all years are available yet, but more are in the process of being added, and this will eventually be a complete archive. To view the available issues, go to the New York State Library Conservationist Archive. If it asks you to login, choose "Guest" and then follow the Conservationist Archive link again. If you are looking for a specific article and cannot find it, please email us and we will help you find it. *Please note, the New York State Library is upgrading some of their software, so there may be times when the archive link is not working.*