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Turtle Time

Wednesday, August 28, 2019  |  2:00 pm

Do you want to learn more about local turtles? Don’t miss this chance to observe a live turtle and discover something new about these ancient reptiles!

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Community Science: Common Nighthawk Watch

Wednesday, August 28, 2019  |  6:00 pm

We invite you to join us and the Hudson Mohawk Bird Club in the Discovery Center parking lot to see science in action and help us count common nighthawks flying over the preserve as they continue on their over 6,000-mile southward migration.

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Turtle Time

Friday, August 30, 2019  |  2:00 pm

Do you want to learn more about local turtles? Don’t miss this chance to observe a live turtle and discover something new about these ancient reptiles!

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Antlions: Ferocious Creatures in the Sand

Saturday, August 31, 2019  |  11:00 am

Discover the amazing world of antlions, a secretive insect in the Pine Bush.

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Family Fun Hike

Monday, September 2, 2019  |  10:30 am

Join us for an end-of-summer family hike.

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iNaturalist: Sharing Observations of Biodiversity

Wednesday, September 4, 2019  |  1:00 pm

iNaturalist is a citizen science project and online social network of nature enthusiasts, where users can share observations, get help with identification and more.

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Family Morning Meander

Friday, September 6, 2019  |  10:00 am

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

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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, September 7, 2019  |  10:30 am

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

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Picturing Nature: A Practical Guide to Nature Photography

Sunday, September 8, 2019  |  1:00 pm

Suitable for all levels of photographers with a variety of equipment, this program covers the basic elements of nature photography including light, composition, and focus.

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Community Science: Buckmoth Survey Training

Wednesday, September 11, 2019  |  6:00 pm

Join us to learn about the Inland barrens buckmoth, a giant silk moth that feeds exclusively on scrub oaks as a caterpillar, and how you can help survey them.

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Sunset Moonrise Hike

Friday, September 13, 2019  |  6:00 pm

Enjoy a simultaneous sunset and moonrise from Blueberry Hill on a 1.4 mile hike in the Pine Bush.

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After-work Hike

Tuesday, September 17, 2019  |  6:00 pm

Taking a hike after work is great for relieving stress, connecting with nature and getting some exercise.

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Science Lecture Series: “Where Did the Trees Go?”

Thursday, September 19, 2019  |  6:30 pm

Through the use of a survey, Cornell University researcher Sarah Naiman explored how local residents and visitors felt about the use of various management practices and looked at how their feelings towards the Albany Pine Bush Preserve's management influenced their support for or opposition to the preserve.

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Brilliant and Bristly Buckmoths

Saturday, September 21, 2019  |  11:00 am

Join us for a 0.9-mile hike to discover the amazing world of buckmoths.

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Fall Bird Hike

Sunday, September 22, 2019  |  7:30 am

Join us this morning for a birding walk through the preserve.

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After-work Hike

Thursday, September 26, 2019  |  6:00 pm

Taking a hike after work is great for relieving stress, connecting with nature and getting some exercise.

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Brilliant and Bristly Buckmoths

Sunday, September 29, 2019  |  1:00 pm

Join us for a 0.9-mile hike to discover the amazing world of buckmoths.

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Morning Meander for Adults

Friday, October 4, 2019  |  10:00 am

Start your day outdoors and join us for a hike along the trails of Great Dune.

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Brilliant and Bristly Buckmoths

Saturday, October 5, 2019  |  11:00 am

Join us for a 0.9-mile hike to discover the amazing world of buckmoths.

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Community Science: Snowpack Monitoring

Wednesday, October 9, 2019  |  7:00 pm

If you live within half a mile of the preserve, please join us this evening to learn how to collect and submit measurements that will help us explain how the flora and fauna of the Pine Bush survive the winter.

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