Klinger, Marlin; Schmitt, Claire; Tolar, Raymond; Mapes, Alan; Mercier, Mike; Breisch, Al; Arnold, Loraine; Uhlig, Ed; Stegemann, Eileen; Albino, Melissa
June 2005
New York State Conservationist;Jun2005, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p29
Presents letters to the editor representing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Identification of a Porpidia crustulata or concentric boulder lichen; Ability of birds to nest on electric wires; Discovery of a spotted turtle in a backyard.


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