Vendors at a festival
Many of our partners participate in annual events at the preserve.
Community Engagement


Building Partnerships

We partner with many other organizations that offer opportunities to highlight our work, learn from others, and lead state, regional and national conservation efforts. 

These efforts help position us as experts in environmental education, pine barrens ecology, wildland fire management, invasive species control and endangered species recovery.

Below are just a few of the organizations we are proud to partner with:

The Nature Conservancy

US Fish and Wildlife Service
National Park Service, National Natural Landmark & Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
US Forest Service
Natural Resources Conservation Service
National Weather Service Albany
North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
New York State Wildlife Action Plan
NYS Office of Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation
NYS Department of Health
NYS Museum
NYS Department of Transportation
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
SUNY Albany
SUNY ESF Capital-Mohawk Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management
SUNY Cobleskill
Audubon NY
Capital District Transportation Authority
Capital District Transportation Committee
Cornell University
Union College
College of St. Rose
Siena College
Boards of Cooperative Educational Services
Albany County

City of Albany
Town of Colonie
Town of Guilderland
Friends of the Pine Bush Community
Farnsworth Middle School
Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
Discover Albany
Albany Institute of History and Art
Audubon of the Capital District
Friends of Woodlawn Preserve
Rapp Road Historical Association
Guilderland Chamber
Capital Region Chamber
Pine Bush Neighborhood Association


We depend on our community!

From a visitor taking time to appreciate this natural resource, to legislators working to ensure funding for the preserve, the actions of thouseds of people help protect this unusual and dynamic landscape each year.

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