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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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Nature Journaling

Sunday, April 19, 2020  |  1:00 pm

Come spend part of your day with us as we draw inspiration from nature and pause to observe life in the Pine Bush.

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

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Wild and Wacky Woodcock Walk

Thursday, April 23, 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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Morning Meander

Friday, May 1, 2020  |  10:00 am

Start your day outdoors and join us for a hike along the trails of Kings Highway Barrens.

TAGS: Public Program  |  Adults  |  Morning Meanders  |  Reservations Required

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Wonder Walk

Saturday, May 2, 2020  |  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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Eastern Whip-poor-will Survey Training

Wednesday, May 6, 2020  |  7:00 pm

We will learn about the Eastern whip-poor-will and how you can help us monitor them in the preserve.

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Pine Bush Big Birding Morning

Saturday, May 9, 2020  |  8:00 am

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with us by signing up to bird with us from 8am to 12pm.

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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, May 16, 2020  |  11:00 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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Science Lecture Series: Assessing the Status of Fisher (Pekania pennanti) in a Managed, Fragmented, Suburban Landscape in Albany, NY

Thursday, May 21, 2020  |  6:30 pm

Scientist Daniel Winters will speak this evening about his research which aims to explore the status of the fisher population in the Albany area and how they utilize this unique habitat with the goal of better understanding whether these populations can persist in the APBP landscape.

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

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Karner Blue Butterfly Hike

Saturday, May 23, 2020  |  11:00 am

Join us on this hike to look for the Karner blue butterfly.

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

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Discover the Pine Bush

Monday, May 25, 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

Friday, June 5, 2020  |  7:30 pm

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

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Spittlebugs

Saturday, June 6, 2020  |  11:00 am

Are those bubbles? Is it a cocoon or is it spit? No, it's a spittlebug!

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

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Karner Blue Butterfly Hike

Sunday, June 7, 2020  |  1:00 pm

Join us on this hike to look for the Karner blue butterfly.

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FrogWatch Training

Wednesday, June 10, 2020  |  6:30 pm

The evening will provide an introduction to FrogWatch, a community science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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Karner Blue Butterfly Hike

Saturday, June 13, 2020  |  11:00 am

Join us on this hike to look for the Karner blue butterfly.

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Science Lecture Series: Using Drones to Assess the Winter Habitat Preference and Abundance of White-tailed Deer in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Thursday, June 18, 2020  |  6:30 pm

University at Albany graduate student, Christopher Plummer, will lecture this evening about his work to assess white-tailed deer abundance and habitat preference in the preserve with the aid of a thermal imaging drone.

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

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Historic Trolley Tour

Saturday, June 20, 2020  |  9:00 am

Come aboard and join Albany Pine Bush staff and local historians for a 2-hour ride through the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

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Father's Day Hike

Sunday, June 21, 2020  |  1:00 pm

How about a hike in the Pine Bush on Father’s Day?

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