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Wildflower Stroll

Saturday, August 7, 2021  |  10:30 am

Join us for a stroll where we will stop to identify and observe some of the beautiful wildflowers of summer.

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Pine Bush Pups Walk: Incredible Insects

Wednesday, August 11, 2021  |  10:00 am

Creepy, crawly, squishy, smally. Insects abound in the preserve and are an important part of the ecosystem. Through a short game, hike and hands-on exploration, we will learn the ins and outs of these incredible insects!

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Discovery Center Volunteer Gardening Opportunity

Thursday, August 12, 2021  |  8:00 am

Volunteer to help up us maintain the Discovery Center grounds!

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Albany Pine Bush Discovery Kit Pickup

Sunday, August 15, 2021  |  11:00 am

Listen, write, draw, learn! Nature journaling is a fun way to explore and record the world around you. Stop by between 11am and 12pm on Sunday, August 15, 2021 to pick up a Nature Journaling Discovery Kit.

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Pine Bush Pups Walk: Take a Walk on the Wild Side of Flowers

Wednesday, August 18, 2021  |  10:00 am

Join us to learn what a wildflower is. We will explore the many colors, shapes, and sizes of wildflowers in the Pine Bush as we walk to the overlook and back.

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Science Lecture Series Webinar: Shifting Paradigms - Ecosystem Restoration is Not Maintenance in Degraded Pitch Pine-Scrub Oak Barrens

Thursday, August 19, 2021  |  7:00 pm

This evening's presentation, by Conservation Director Neil Gifford, will examine solutions to the many logistical challenges associated with successfully using fire in a fragmented urban landscape and highlight important differences between restoration and maintenance fire regimes.

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Fungus Among Us!

Sunday, August 22, 2021  |  1:00 pm

Come join fellow beginner mycologists for this guided hike through a mixed forest to learn about fungal ecology and search for specimens to identify.

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Pine Bush Pups Walk: Seek and Find

Wednesday, August 25, 2021  |  10:00 am

Join us for a seek and find game as we hike.

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Batty For Bats

Thursday, August 26, 2021  |  6:30 pm

Join us as we learn about the unique lives of bats through an interactive game, a twilight hike, and use of state of the art technology.

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Discover the Pine Bush

Saturday, August 28, 2021  |  11:00 am

Our experts will guide you through this 0.9-mile hike over rolling sand dunes where you will discover Pine Bush natural history, and observe seasonal surprises and transformations.

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Daytime Moth Walk

Sunday, August 29, 2021  |  11:00 am

Join us for a one-mile guided walk on the trail at DiCaprio Park to search for moths and learn more about their ecology and identification.

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Discovery Center Volunteer Gardening Opportunity

Thursday, September 9, 2021  |  8:00 am

Volunteer to help up us maintain the Discovery Center grounds!

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