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The Benchmark is published three times a year — January, May, and September. We use the Benchmark to provide information on upcoming outings and trips and presentatations to help educate our members about our forests, rivers, water supply, and air; and encourage citizens to participate in our organization.
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Deadlines for material:
January issue - December 1st
May issue - April 1st
September issue - August 1st
Index of Benchmark Articles, 2008 to Present
Past Issues of The Benchmark