MHLC Events Calendar

2017 is MHLC’s silver anniversary, and we are celebrating with a busy year of exciting indoor and outdoor events! 
Take a look at the schedule below, and register early to save your spot.

For outdoor events, we advise participants to wear long pants, waterproof hiking boots, a hat, apply sunscreen & bug spray, & bring water & snacks.

Register Today for an Event!

Morning at Bozen Kill Preserve 
Saturday, July 29th
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM 

Bozen Kill Preserve, Altamont, NY

Join us for a morning of trail work as we manage mud and combat erosion. Whether you are a regular at the Bozen Kill or will be visiting this picturesque preserve for the first time – all are welcome to attend and lend a hand. If you would like to volunteer with MHLC, e-mail us at or call the office at 518-436-6346.


Stewardship Work Day with MHLC Staff
Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Time TBD
Fox Preserve, Colonie, NY


Family Wilderness Craft Program with Ondatra Adventures
Sunday, August 20, 2017

1 PM to 4 PM
Van Dyke Preserve, Delmar, NY
Meet at 12:45 PM at Van Dyke Preserve.

Join Dave Muska of Ondatra Adventures for this family-friendly workshop. In this class, we’ll make useful and beautiful craft items from the landscape. Be prepared to hear stories, learn natural history, and have fun. You’ll bring home your crafts as a memento of the day. This workshop is also being offered in May at Normans Kill West Preserve.


Van Dyke Preserve Painters’ Delight
Sunday, September 17, 2017

1:30 PM
Van Dyke Preserve, Delmar, NY


Ashford Glen Walk
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
10 AM
Ashford Glen Preserve, Schenectady, NY


25 Years of Conservation: A Celebration (The Biggest Event of our 25th Anniversary!)
Thursday, September 14, 2017

5:30 PM
Thacher Park Center, Voorheesville, NY
Register Today!

Join us at our annual party to benefit MHLC, and visit the brand new Thacher Park Visitor Center. This year’s special celebration will commemorate the Conservancy’s 25 years of conservation in the Capital Region. The evening will include a tribute to the dedicated individuals who have made these 25 years possible.

Please mark your calendar today and join us for the biggest celebration of our 25th year!


Normans Kill East and West: A Hike
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10 AM 
Normans Kill Preserves, Bethlehem, NY


Fox Preserve Opening
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time TBD


Conservation Easements 101
Saturday, November 4, 2017
1 to 4 PM
Schenectady, NY
Want to learn how to conserve your land? Come tour a passive solar house and meet with landowners who have conserved their land with MHLC. All landowners are invited, and questions are welcomed.


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