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2018 Pine Bush Per ... 11/20/18

On Nov 30, 2018 from 6pm to 7:30pm we will host the unveiling of our 5th juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.

Night at the Disco ... 11/5/18

We will host Night at the DC on Tues Nov 20, 2018, 4pm – 7pm. Visitors are invited to stop by the Discovery Center after normal business hours to play games, go on a moonlit walk and see the exhibits come to life.

FAQs

When is the DC open?

The Discovery Center is open Monday thru Friday, 9am–4pm and Saturday & Sunday and most holidays 10am–4pm. Admission is free. Find directions here.


Discover

The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is the gateway to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, providing visitors with interactive exhibits and activities. The public is invited to explore the Preserve’s geologic and cultural significance, examine the plants and animals that live in this landscape, study Preserve management principles, and consider human impacts on this sensitive landscape.

 

Learn

The Discovery Center is a valuable tool for local schools and offers classroom spaces, curriculum based programming, a teacher resource center, and a gift shop with educational materials. Through hands-on experiences, staff and volunteers help visitors learn about the unique characteristics of the Pine Bush and nurture a sense of stewardship for the Preserve.