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Rangers standing watch over a prescribed burn on the front cover of the August/September 2023 Conservationist, photo by Mike Chappell

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.

Highlights of the redesigned August/September 2023 issue include:

  • Fighting wildfires
  • Prescribed burning
  • Hunters protecting eagles
  • Sharks
  • DEC and University at Albany in STEP
  • Camping quiz

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.