2024 Discover the Night
February 01, 2024
The public is invited to a variety of special guided programs and experiences being held by the Albany Pine Bush Preserve during the month of February.
We encourage everyone to explore some of the areas that interest you and discover all that is extraordinary about the Albany Pine Bush.
By Beth MacCallum, Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
The website AlbanyPineBush.org/discover-the-night contains all the details about this opportunity to explore nighttime in the globally rare Albany Pine Bush.
Visitors to the Discovery Center can experience an extraordinary journey into the geologic history, plants, animals, restoration, human influence, scientific research and protection of the globally rare Albany Pine Bush. People can also explore the preserve website from home for videos about local wildlife, storytelling, community history and more. Interactive games, downloadable activities and nature craft instructions are also available.
Executive Director, Christopher Hawver said, “Our team of remarkable educators have worked hard to provide programs and special activities that are safe and fun learning experiences. Discover the Night is an exceptional educational resource for adults, families and teachers who are searching for ways to engage with us and the natural world. We encourage everyone to explore some of the areas that interest you and discover all that is extraordinary about the Albany Pine Bush.”
A free Discover the Night activity kit will be available for pick up February 19-25 at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center. While supplies last. The Discovery Center is located at 195 New Karner Road in Albany and is open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm and Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm. For more information about Discover the Night, trails and other programs visit www.AlbanyPineBush.org or call 518-456-0655.
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