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Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Upcoming programs and events in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve.
Make reservations online or you can call 518.456.0655. If you don't have an account, you will need to create one during the reservation process.

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Woodcock Walk

Wednesday, April 17, 2024  |  6:30 pm

Join Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission staff for a walk through the Pine Bush to watch the elaborate flight displays of the American Woodcock. We will start inside with a presentation and then continue outside for a 0.9 mile-hike. Suitable for ages 8+.

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Community Science: American Woodcock Survey Volunteer Training

Wednesday, April 17, 2024  |  7:00 pm

We will learn about the American woodcock, an enigmatic woodland "shorebird" that has been declining in number since the 1960s, and how you can help us monitor them in the preserve.

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Full Moon Hike at Blueberry Hill West

Tuesday, April 23, 2024  |  7:30 pm

Enjoy the Pine Bush under a full moon. We will meet at the Blueberry Hill West trailhead (#5). Suitable for tweens, teens and adults.

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Signs of Spring

Sunday, April 28, 2024  |  1:00 pm

Come experience the change of seasons, sharpen your observation skills, and get to know some of the flora and fauna of the Albany Pine Bush during this 0.9-mile guided hike. Suitable for all ages.

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Drop-In Bird Banding Observation

Wednesday, May 1, 2024  |  6:30 am

See our scientists in action at our bird banding station along the Discovery Loop at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center.

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PB&J: Pine Bush and Jammies with the Lupine Lady

Friday, May 3, 2024  |  6:30 pm

It's story time at the Discovery Center! Join the Lupine Lady and her puppet friends for sing-along songs and bedtime stories about nature before heading to bed. Appropriate for ages 4-8 with an adult.

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Whooo's That? Live Local Wildlife with the Southern VT Natural History Museum

Saturday, May 4, 2024  |  11:00 am

Meet native wildlife up-close and learn how to observe and identify them using field guides. This program is suitable for all ages.

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Whooo's That? Live Local Wildlife with the Southern VT Natural History Museum

Saturday, May 4, 2024  |  1:00 pm

Meet native wildlife up-close and learn how to observe and identify them using field guides. This program is suitable for all ages.

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Hawks and Owls Aerial Acrobats

Sunday, May 5, 2024  |  11:00 am

Join us to learn about hawks and owls and why the Albany Pine Bush Preserve is an important habitat for raptors. This program is suitable for ages 8+

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Afternoon Hike with the Friends of the Pine Bush Community

Sunday, May 5, 2024  |  1:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Pine Bush Community for an afternoon hike in the preserve!

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Community Science: Eastern Whip-poor-will Survey Volunteer Training

Wednesday, May 8, 2024  |  7:00 pm

We will learn about the Eastern whip-poor-will and how you can help us monitor them in the preserve.

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Friends Book Club

Thursday, May 9, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Pine Bush Community for an online discussion on "An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us" by Ed Yong.

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Nature Night Out

Friday, May 10, 2024  |  4:00 pm

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve presents "Nature Night Out", a series of evening events that invite everyone to drop everything and get into nature. The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center will extend operations until 7:30pm on each of these days, capitalizing on those longer sunlit hours.

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Litter Clean Up with Friends of the Pine Bush Community

Monday, May 13, 2024  |  6:00 pm

Help keep the Pine Bush looking beautiful by cleaning up trash.

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Lupine and Karner Blue Hike

Tuesday, May 14, 2024  |  5:30 pm

Walk and talk about the endangered Karner blue butterfly and wild blue lupine flowers. Suitable for all ages.

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Pine Bush Pups: A Perfect Match, Karner Blue Butterflies and Wild Blue Lupine

Wednesday, May 15, 2024  |  10:00 am

A pre-k program about the endangered Karner blue butterfly and wild blue lupine flower. Suitable for ages under 6 with caregiver.

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Native Plant Sale

Saturday, May 18, 2024  |  10:00 am

Stop by the Discovery Center and purchase native pine barrens plants for your home garden!

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Learn and Paint with Noreen Powell: Lupine

Saturday, May 18, 2024  |  11:00 am

Create a painting of wild blue lupine, while learning about the Albany Pine Bush. Suitable for ages 7+

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Picturing Nature: Creating Memorable Photos of this Special Place

Sunday, May 19, 2024  |  1:00 pm

Suitable for all levels of photographers with a variety of equipment, this program covers basic elements including light, composition, and focus, and how they apply to capturing the landscapes, wildlife, and flowers of the Albany Pine Bush. Suitable for adults.

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Afternoon Hike with the Friends of the Pine Bush Community

Monday, May 20, 2024  |  6:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Pine Bush Community for an afternoon hike in the preserve!

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