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Lupine Fest 2019 5/2/19

The festival will be held May 18th at the Discovery Center. Parking is at 302 Washington Avenue Ext. with shuttle rides to and from the parking area. Follow the PARKING signs. On-site handicap parking available. No pets allowed at this event.

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Partner organizations will post weekly clues to their Instagram and Facebook accounts. Participants will have until the following Thursday to adventure out and search for the answer to the clue on any one of 30-odd local preserves.

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Educator’s Resources

The Discovery Center offers many resources to enhance your learning experience at the Pine Bush. Explore the options below!

Online Curriculum

Integrate the Pine Bush into your classroom with these lessons and activities. The Albany Pine Bush can be used in a variety of disciplines including Language Arts, Science, Mathematics and History.

Teacher Kits

Bring the Pine Bush alive in your classroom with one of our FREE Teacher Kits. Pine Bush kits can be used to introduce the Albany Pine Bush to your class in advance of a program, or they can be used alone as an in-class exploration of the Albany Pine Bush, its geology, ecology, human history and more!

Kits may be checked out for a maximum of 2 weeks. Educators are responsible for pick-up and delivery of kits. Contact us to schedule your two weeks today!

Please contact:

Erin Kinal ekinal@albanypinebush.org, (518)456-0655 ext. 1212

Blake Etchison betchison@albanypinebush.org, (518)456-0655 ext. 1222

What to bring on a Field Trip

When visiting the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, it is important to come prepared for hiking outdoors. The following checklists provide suggestions to help you prepare for your field trip to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve in any season.

Chaperone Guide

Interactive Species Mural