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Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Upcoming Programs and Events
Upcoming programs and events in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.
Make reservations online or you can call 518.456.0655. If you don't have an account, you will need to create one during the reservation process.
Reservations required. Visit AlbanyPineBush.org/events or call 518-456-0655.
All programs and events are free unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, January 12 - Friday, June 30, 2023 | 4:00 pm
Looking for field trip ideas for your scouts or special interest group? We have 2023 program dates available for your group.
Sunday, February 5, 2023 | 5:30 pm
Enjoy the Pine Bush under a full moon. We will meet at the Blueberry Hill West trailhead (#5). Snowshoes or ice cleats will be provided if needed.
Sunday, February 12, 2023 | 1:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Pine Bush Community for an afternoon hike in the preserve! Reservations required through Meetup.com/Albany-Pine-Bush-Preserve
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 | 7:00 pm
The next Friends of the Pine Bush Community Book Club will take place on February 15th from 7-8:15pm online. The book - Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Reservations required through Meetup.com/Albany-Pine-Bush-Preserve
Friday, February 24, 2023 | 6:30 pm
It's story time at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center! Join us for a reading of a nature story and to play a game before you head to bed. Appropriate for ages 4-7 with an adult.
Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 11:00 am
Did you ever hear a coyote howl? Do you wonder where they are going or what they might be doing? Come find answers to these questions and more at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center!
Sunday, February 26, 2023 | 1:00 pm
Our experts will guide you along this 0.9-mile hike over rolling sand dunes where you will discover Pine Bush natural history and seasonal surprises and transformations.
Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 6:30 pm
Jeff Corbin from Union College will describe work that he carried out to map soils that could support pine barren and sandplain ecosystems.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 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.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 | 6:30 pm
The APB Certified Seed Collector is an important and greatly appreciated volunteer position, essential to maintaining the integrity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve as a globally rare ecosystem.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 | 7:00 pm
Join us to learn what butterflies can be found in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve and how you can participate in the National Butterfly Count on or around July 4, 2023.