Events

MHLC Events Calendar

In 2018, you can expect a wide variety of outdoor adventures across our eighteen preserves. More events will be added throughout the year- stay tuned and sign up for our mailing list to be the first to learn when registration opens for these events! 

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

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Outdoor Yoga with Studio 4

Monday, August 20, 5:30 PM
Strawberry Fields Nature Preserve, Amsterdam, NY

Join us for a series of summer sun salutations in the beautiful open air of Strawberry Fields. Michelle of Studio 4, a hot yoga and pilates studio in Schenectady, will lead a free outdoor yoga session. Feel the breeze on your face and hear the birds in the trees as you move your body and enjoy the beautiful summer weather.


Discovering the World of Ants: A Walk with Grace Barber of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission

Saturday, September 8, 1 to 3 PM
Princetown, NY

Take a moment to look down, and you may find an exciting, thriving world of ants at your feet! We’ll be led by Grace Barber of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission. Grace, an expert on ants and their behaviors, will take us on a guided hike through a private property protected by a conservation easement with MHLC. Learn about the amazing ants that live in our communities!

Under the Stars: MHLC’s Fall Fundraiser

Thursday, October 4, 5:30 PM
New York State Museum
More information at our Under the Stars webpage
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Mark your calendar for Under the Stars, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s annual party to raise the funds that sustain our vital conservation efforts. Join us for this evening to remember at the New York State Museum, as we unveil our most significant conservation effort in 26 years.


Reading the Landscape with Ondatra Adventures

Sunday, November 4, 1-4 PM
Schenectady County, NY

Our final event of 2018 is a new one: “Reading the Landscape”! Dave Muska of Ondatra Adventures will take us for a guided tour through a private property which has been protected by MHLC with a conservation easement. Dave will teach us how to learn the history the land from contextual clues in the landscape- what can the fields, stone walls, and large oak trees of the land tell us about how humans and animals have lived on it in the past? 

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