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Night at the Discovery Center

On November 26th meet Pine Bush characters from the past and present and enjoy interactive exhibits, games and more! Highlights include live local wildlife programs, a visit from the Lupine Lady and re-enactors that bring historic exhibits alive!


October 29, 2019

Pine Bush adds properties and builds momentum towards 5,380 acre goal

with help from Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy and Friends of the Pine Bush Community

Smokey Bear Day 2019

Celebrate Smokey's 75th birthday at the Pine Bush on October 14th!

September 06, 2019

Breeding season bird banding summary.

2019 was a very successful summer!

August 14, 2019

Prescribed Fire in 2019

This is a record breaking year at the Pine Bush!

August 13, 2019

Rhapsody in (Karner) Blue

Local writer Danielle Sanzone describes the history and life cycle of the Karner blue butterfly, including the challenges it faces.

Banding Birds at the Pine Bush

WAMC's Lucas Willard joined our Conservation Director, Neil Gifford for a morning of bird banding.

June 07, 2019

They're back!

What can the whip-poor-wills tell us about our habitat management work?

May 22, 2019

Happening on the Ground

What's going on in May?

April 18, 2019

Get outside!

Bethlehem Children's School (BCS), in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission, and Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, today announced the launch of its #exploremore Family Scavenger Hunt.