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Truax Burial Groun ... 3/7/19

The history of the Truax family is preserved thanks to the years of effort by local historians, conservationists and government officials. Our search that spring day was for the gravestones of tavern keeper Isaac Truax and his family.

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.

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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