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The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission with the help of partners and volunteers is working to protect a significant portion of the remaining Pine Bush and its diversity of life. Photo by W. Craney

Conservation at Home

The Pine Bush is one of many extraordinary and rare places around the world. You can learn about, enjoy and protect plants, animals and their habitats wherever you live. There are simple things that each one of us can do to minimize our impact on the environment and make it healthier.

You Can Help Plan Our Future!

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission is releasing its Draft Management Plan Update for public review and comment on October 4, 2016. A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 7:00-9:00pm, at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karner Road, Albany, NY to gather public comment on this document. People can participate at the hearing and/or provide written comments via email to or standard mail to: Management Plan, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission, 195 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205. The comment period of the Draft Management Plan Update ends at the close of business November 25, 2016.

2017 Management Plan Update 
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You Can Do It!

The key is to get involved in the best way you can. Whether you reside right here in the Pine Bush or many miles away, the idea of conservation can be applied everywhere.

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