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This is a resource for anyone seeking current information about our work to protect the globally rare, nationally significant and locally distinct Albany Pine Bush. For press inquiries and requests please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other questions, please call 518.456.0655.
Endangered Karner Blue Butterfly Release
Butterfly chrysalises will be held at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, through July 16 and perhaps longer depending on the rate at which the adult butterflies emerge.
June 22, 2021
Endangered plant re-discovered after 100 year hiatus
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission announces the discovery of a rare plant that hasnâ€™t been seen in this area since the roaring 20s.
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!
April 18, 2019
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.
August 16, 2018
Plants of Summer
As the hot days of summer continue into August, the native wildflowers and warm season grasses planted into restoration sites this past spring have pushed their roots deep into the sandy soils.
June 04, 2018
Karner blue butterflies headed to New Hampshire
After sampling birds this morning Steve Campbell and Neil Gifford helped collect 14 endangered Karner blue butterflies to augment the gentics in the Concord, NH population.
Citizen Science programs aspire to instill in our community members knowledge and appreciation of the Pine Bush while also providing us with scientific information that informs our restoration and management efforts.