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Science Lecture Series: Pitch Pine Communities of NY

Thursday, October 17, 2019  |  6:30 pm

NY Natural Heritage Program Chief Ecologist Greg Edinger will present an overview of the natural communities in the state that have pitch pine as a characteristic species (10 natural communities) or present as a minor associate (6 natural communities).

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Science Lecture  |  Evening Programs  |  Reservations Required

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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, October 19, 2019  |  10:30 am

An extraordinary journey into the Albany Pine Bush – a globally rare, nationally significant and locally distinct inland pine barrens.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Ages under 6 with caregivers  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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Fox Trot

Sunday, October 20, 2019  |  1:00 pm

Join us for a short, inside presentation on the two species of fox that live in the Pine Bush. We will then continue outside for a hike to look for signs of foxes.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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Sensory Night Hike

Tuesday, October 29, 2019  |  6:30 pm

On this multi-sensory tour of the Pine Bush after sun-down, we will explore nocturnal adaptations through hands-on activities.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Evening Programs  |  Ages under 6 with caregivers  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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Morning Meander for Adults

Friday, November 1, 2019  |  10:00 am

We will meet at the Kings Highway Barrens trailhead (#9) and walk approximately one and one-half miles.

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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, November 2, 2019  |  10:30 am

An extraordinary journey into the Albany Pine Bush – a globally rare, nationally significant and locally distinct inland pine barrens.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Ages under 6 with caregivers  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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Owls and Hors d’oeuvres

Wednesday, November 6, 2019  |  5:30 pm

Join us for a hike while stopping periodically to listen for the calls of owls in the Pine Bush.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Evening Programs  |  Reservations Required

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Oh Deer!

Saturday, November 9, 2019  |  11:00 am

Come and join us for a program on the largest mammal in the Pine Bush.

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Animal Armor

Monday, November 11, 2019  |  11:00 am

How do you protect yourself in the event of danger? Many animals of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve have their own ways of protecting themselves from predators.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Ages under 6 with caregivers  |  Reservations Required

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Wild and Wiley Turkeys

Saturday, November 16, 2019  |  11:00 am

It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to turkeys! Come discover the life of wild turkeys in the Pine Bush.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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Cunning Coyotes for Adults

Sunday, November 17, 2019  |  1:00 pm

Have you ever heard a coyote howl? Do you wonder where they live or what they do?

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Reservations Required

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Science Lecture Series: Meltwater Mayhem and the Last Ice Age

Thursday, November 21, 2019  |  6:30 pm

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Science Lecture  |  Evening Programs  |  Friends of the Pine Bush Community  |  Reservations Required

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Night at the Discovery Center

Tuesday, November 26, 2019  |  4:30 pm

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11th Annual Waddle Walk

Friday, November 29, 2019  |  11:00 am

Our “waddle walk” is a fun way to get outside for some fresh air and vigorous exercise.

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Wonder Walk

Saturday, November 30, 2019  |  1:00 pm

Join us for this 0.9-mile hike in the Pine Bush. We will use our senses to explore the big and the small, the living and non-living, and the seasonal surprises along the trail.

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Discover the Pine Bush

Sunday, December 1, 2019  |  1:00 pm

An extraordinary journey into the Albany Pine Bush – a globally rare, nationally significant and locally distinct inland pine barrens.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Ages under 6 with caregivers  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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Pine Bush Perspectives Exhibit Opening

Friday, December 6, 2019  |  6:00 pm

Join us for the unveiling of this year's juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

TAGS: Special Events  |  Adults  |  Evening Programs  |  Ages under 6 with caregivers  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Friends of the Pine Bush Community

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CSI: Critter Scene Investigation

Saturday, December 7, 2019  |  11:00 am

Do you have what it takes to be on a team of nature investigators, solving Pine Bush mysteries by examining evidence?

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Winter Solstice Hike

Friday, December 20, 2019  |  6:00 pm

We will explore how nocturnal animals utilize the nighttime for survival and will conclude with a campfire.

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Owl Investigation

Sunday, December 22, 2019  |  1:00 pm

Join us to learn about the owls that live in the Pine Bush Preserve and the signs they leave behind.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Ages 6-10  |  Tweens  |  Teens  |  Reservations Required

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