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A Donation to the Friends

If this is a memorial donation please be sure to specify in whose honor or memory this donation is made.

Your donation funds many projects:

  • LAND PROTECTION PROJECT: 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.
  • TICKET TO RIDE: For many children the only thing standing in the way of a trip out of the city and into the natural world of the Pine Bush is the cost of a school bus trip. The average cost per child for a school bus trip to the Pine Bush is only $5. Use the drop down box “On Behalf Of” and write “Ticket to Ride” below to sponsor one or more children.
  • A Speakers Club develops public appreciation of the Albany Pine Bush thru presentations and tabling events
  • Volunteer Environmental Educators lead school groups and public tours in the Preserve
  • Activities are organized to collect, archive and publish information about conservation, preservation, human and natural history of the Pine Bush
  • Grant writers can help enhance and expand Preserve habitat restoration and programming for the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center – an interactive nature center where visitors can learn about the extraordinary ecology and recreational opportunities that the Pine Bush offers
  • Ongoing efforts advocate and generate support for sound public planning for the Preserve
  • Special Discovery Center exhibits and school programs