In two weeks!

#GivingTuesday is two weeks away!
How are you going to celebrate and giveback?

Don’t forget to stop by our office with some canned goods on December 2nd for our food drive! We’re committed to creating a healthy community.



#Giving Tuesday

We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but did you know there’s now a designated day to give back?

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be taking part in Giving Tuesday this year!

Want to give back with us? Stop by our office on December 2nd and contribute a few canned goods to our food drive. Be sure to spread the word! #GivingTuesday


Volunteers Needed!


MHLC is looking for 3-4 volunteers for a morning of trail work at our Normanskill East Preserve.

When: Saturday, November 1st from 10am-noon.
What: Work will include clearing brush and minor digging.

If you or someone you know is interested in getting dirty and doing some heavy lifting, contact John Schlepp, stewardship coordinator, by October 29th at

We look forward to seeing you out on the trails!

Don’t miss the last fall hikes of the season!

The final two hikes of this season are this Monday, the 20th and Tuesday, the 21st. Join Hike Coordinator, Dodie Seagle, for a morning of outdoor adventure and fall colors! 

Hike Information:

A 113-acre preserve in New Baltimore, one of our most popular hikes, includes a lovely waterfall, scenic vistas, and the foundation of a paper mill. Also included will be a walk across a bridge that is made out of 68,000 recycled milk jugs, the only one of its kind in the country! Afterward those who wish may have lunch at Yanni’s Restaurant, which features fine food and views overlooking the Hudson River.

October 21 (Tuesday) OOMS POND
Come celebrate fall colors at this 180 acre property in Columbia County. The property is owned by the Open Space Institute and managed by the Columbia Land Conservancy. There are beautiful vistas along this level hike-something for everyone!

Hikers: Please call the MHLC office at 436-6346 or email to coordinate carpooling.
Please bring: water, lunch/snack, and waterproof boots.
All hikers will meet at the Delmar Municipal Lot at 125 Adams Street, Delmar. All hikes will start promptly at 10AM.

Dodie Seagle
MHLC Hike Coordinator

Fall Fundraiser Photos

 Wow! What a evening, it’s hard to believe A Walk in the Woods was already 5 days ago.

Wish it never ended? Unable to attend?
Check out our events page to re-live the magic!
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Thank you Interim HealthCare

Thank you to Interim Healthcare, for your generous support of MHLC and the Fall Fundraiser.

‘For  42 years, our customers have counted on Interim HealthCare to provide exceptional Skilled Home Care and Non-Medical senior Care services at home in the New York Capital Region, We have been providing professional care services in community since 1971 employing only the finest health care staff.  We value the trust our clients and their families have placed in us, and strive to keep it, everyday. We have a team of trusted and respected employees who have a reputation for excellence with a commitment to improving people’s lives.’


Shout out!

Shout out to Albany Medical Center! Thank you for all of your support of the 2014 Fall Faundraiser. Learn more about Albnany Med here:

Special thanks to the Department of Neurology. We are excited to be honoring Dr. Kevin Barron, former MHLC Board Member and doctor of Neurology at Albany Med, at this years event.

For more information about the Fall Fundraiser, visit our Events page.  >> Go

Fall Hiking Series

Fall Hikes Announced!
Dodie Seagle, MHLC Hike Coordinator has organized some great hikes for the next few months.

Read more

July Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

Our latest edition of the MHLC Newsletter, View Points, is now available.

Read more

Annual Spring Meeting

The 2014 Spring Award Meeting was a success!

The meeting was held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Treviso by Mallozzi, 257 Washington Ave Ext., in Albany, NY. The award ceremony included:


The Open Space Preservation Leadership Award recognizes outstanding contributions by a Conservancy volunteer — those individuals who have given outstanding time and energy to advance the mission of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. Read More.

Watch the entire Awards Dinner Here: