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Night at the Disco ... 11/9/17

Visitors are invited to stop by the Discovery Center after normal business hours to play games, go on a guided hike and discover on this night, the exhibits come to life.

Smokey Bear Day 10/4/17

We will host our annual Smokey Bear Day on Monday October 9, 2017, 10am – 2pm at the Discovery Center.

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Support the Friends

FRIENDS have year-round opportunities to participate in activities that contribute to stewardship and appreciation of the unique natural communities found in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

Friends of the Pine Bush Community, Inc. works cooperatively with the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission to further conservation and education within the Preserve – especially through organized activities and programs of the Albany  Pine Bush Discovery Center.
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Your Dues Fund Many Projects & Activities:

  • The Friends of the Pine Bush Community are partnering with the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy to protect property for addition to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Your donation to the Land Protection Campaign will make this possible.
  • The Ticket to Ride school bus transportation project helps schools and community organizations travel to educational programs at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
  • A Speakers Series develops public appreciation of the Albany Pine Bush thru presentations and events
  • Volunteers collect, archive and publish information about conservation, preservation, human and natural history of the Pine Bush
  • Grant writers help to enhance and expand Preserve habitat restoration and Discovery Center programs