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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, March 7, 2020  |  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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Full Moon Hike

Monday, March 9, 2020  |  6:30 pm

Enjoy the Pine Bush at night with a hike under the full moon.

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Cunning Coyotes

Sunday, March 15, 2020  |  1:00 pm

Have you ever heard a coyote howl? Do you wonder where they live or what they do? Come learn about these impressive animals at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center.

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

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Science Lecture Series: Fifty Years of Memories - The Sand Plains of Glacial Lake Albany

Thursday, March 19, 2020  |  6:30 pm

Join us this evening as Mr. Breisch shares his reflections of the Pine Bush and his work in the field of herpetology.

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

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Equinox Hike

Saturday, March 21, 2020  |  1:00 pm

What better way to welcome spring than to get outside for a hike in the Pine Bush!

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

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iMap Invasives Training

Wednesday, March 25, 2020  |  7:00 pm

Volunteer community scientists can make valuable contributions that help conservation professionals manage invasive species.

TAGS: Volunteer  |  Adults  |  Evening Programs

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Hug a Tree

Saturday, March 28, 2020  |  11:00 am

Hug a Tree was developed to teach children a few of the most basic and vital survival principles.

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

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Morning Meander

Friday, April 3, 2020  |  10:00 am

Start your day outdoors and join us for a hike in the Great Dune area of the preserve.

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The Hudson River School and American Environmentalism

Saturday, April 4, 2020  |  1:00 pm

This indoor program by Patrick Stenshorn of the Albany Institute of History and Art will provide insights into the Hudson River School and its impact on the conservation movements of the late 19th and 20th centuries.

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Discover the Pine Bush at Madison Avenue Pinelands

Sunday, April 5, 2020  |  1:00 pm

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

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Full Moon Hike

Tuesday, April 7, 2020  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy the Pine Bush at night with a hike under the full moon.

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Signs of Spring at Woodlawn

Saturday, April 11, 2020  |  11:00 am

The calendar says it is spring, but what clues does nature give us that reveal the arrival of spring?

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Wild and Wacky Woodcock Walk

Monday, April 13, 2020  |  7:00 pm

Join Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission staff for a walk through the Pine Bush to look for the elaborate flight displays of the American Woodcock.

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Pine Bush Explorers: Blueberry Hill West

Tuesday, April 14, 2020  |  11:00 am

Did you know that there are twelve different trailheads in the Pine Bush? Join us at Trailhead #5 to explore the Blueberry Hill West part of the preserve.

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Pine Bush Explorers: Madison Avenue Pinelands

Wednesday, April 15, 2020  |  10:30 am

Did you know that there are twelve different trailheads in the Pine Bush? Join us at Trailhead #7 to explore the Madison Avenue Pinelands part of the preserve.

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American Woodcock Survey Training

Wednesday, April 15, 2020  |  7:00 pm

We will learn about the American woodcock, an enigmatic woodland “shorebird” that has been declining in number since the 1960s, and how you can help us monitor them in the preserve.

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Pine Bush Explorers: Six Mile Waterworks Hike

Thursday, April 16, 2020  |  1:00 pm

Did you know that there are twelve different trailheads in the Pine Bush? Join us at Trailhead #3 to explore the Six Mile Waterworks and Rapp Barrens part of the preserve.

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Science Lecture Series: New York Breeding Bird Atlas III - The Joys of Atlasing

Thursday, April 16, 2020  |  6:30 pm

Join Breeding Bird Atlas Coordinator Julie Hart to learn about the history of the atlas, the importance of atlas data, and how you can get involved.

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Pine Bush Explorers: Kings Highway Barrens

Friday, April 17, 2020  |  11:00 am

Did you know that there are twelve different trailheads in the Pine Bush? Join us at Trailhead #9 to explore the Kings Highway Barrens part of the preserve.

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Pine Bush Explorers: Truax Trail Barrens

Saturday, April 18, 2020  |  11:00 am

Did you know that there are twelve different trailheads in the Pine Bush? Join us at Trailhead #12 to explore the Truax Trail Barrens.

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