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APBP Seeks Help fr ... 10/3/18

We are looking for neighbors that live within half a mile of the preserve to help track changing weather patterns by measuring the depth of snow in their own backyard.

Smokey Bear Day 20 ... 9/17/18

Our annual Smokey Bear Day is on Monday October 8, 2018, 10am – 2pm at the Discovery Center.

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Tick Info

Don’t Forget to Check!

Deer ticks are found throughout the Pine Bush. Some deer ticks carry Lyme Disease and can infect both people and their pets.

To protect yourself, please follow these simple precautions while visiting the Albany Pine Bush Preserve:

  1. Stay on marked trails.
  2. Wear light-colored long pants and long-sleeved shirt. Tuck pant legs into socks and tuck shirt into pants.
  3. Consider using insect repellent, following label directions carefully.
  4. Check yourself frequently for ticks during your visit.
  5. Do a complete body check for ticks after your visit. Be sure to check children and pets too.
  6. Follow NYS Department of Health procedure for removing ticks (please see pamphlet in trail register boxes).