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Exhibit Opening: P ... 11/21/16

On December 2, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm we will host the unveiling of our third juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

Public Meetings on ... 10/26/16

An overview of the Draft Management Plan Update at the Crossings in Colonie on November 2 and at the Guilderland Public Library on November 3 – both meetings are from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

FAQs

When is the DC open?

The Discovery Center is open Monday thru Friday, 9am–4pm and Saturday & Sunday and most holidays 10am–4pm. Admission is free. Find directions here.


Discover

The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is the gateway to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, providing visitors with interactive exhibits and activities. The public is invited to explore the Preserve’s geologic and cultural significance, examine the plants and animals that live in this landscape, study Preserve management principles, and consider human impacts on this sensitive landscape.

 

Learn

The Discovery Center is a valuable tool for local schools and offers classroom spaces, curriculum based programming, a teacher resource center, and a gift shop with educational materials. Through hands-on experiences, staff and volunteers help visitors learn about the unique characteristics of the Pine Bush and nurture a sense of stewardship for the Preserve.