Fire Ecology and Ethnobotany of the Albany Pine Bush | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Fire Ecology and Ethnobotany of the Albany Pine Bush


Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
195 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205

42.718942 -73.863684

County: Albany
Region: Upper Hudson


  • September 28, 2024, 10:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is open Mon-Fri from 9am - 4pm and Sat-Sun from 10am-4pm.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Explore the fire ecology and ethnobotany of the Albany Pine Bush with Neil Gifford (Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Conservation Director) and Justin Wexler (Wild Hudson Valley Ethnoecologist) along a 2.6-mile hike through the inland pine barrens of the Albany Pine Bush. Organization Hosting the Event Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Phone Number (518) 456-0655


Advance registration required.
To register, please visit or call (518) 456-0655.

Additional Information

This 2.6-mile hike traverses rolling sand dunes including staircases on some of the steeper dune slopes.
Additional Equipment Required: Please dress for the weather and for hiking where ticks are present, wear sturdy walking shoes/boots and bring drinking water.

Event Duration (hours): 3
Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 15
Length (miles): 2.6
Boots Needed: No

Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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