Spring Sensations Visits HRIT

On Friday, we were joined by longtime NBC members John and Betty who led a group of students in their Spring Sensations course, a popular class at Hudson Valley Community College under the Creative Retirement Program. This course guides students through a number of local preserves to observe and learn about plants, wildlife, and theContinue reading “Spring Sensations Visits HRIT”

And the Winner is…

We are pleased to announce that Patricia Obernesser Race is the winner of our first photo contest! Keep on the lookout for Patricia’s photo being used for marketing purposes across social media, the website, and printed materials. Thank you all for the entries we LOVED all the photos! Just because the contest is over doesContinue reading “And the Winner is…”

Don’t Get Ticked New York

Avoiding Lyme and other tick-borne diseases requires avoiding a tick bite! Join NYS Integrated Pest Management Program’s Joellen Lampman on Thursday, May 12th at 7pm at Cornell Fire House as she talks about the different ticks in our area and their biology, the diseases they carry, and how to protect yourself and others from beingContinue reading “Don’t Get Ticked New York”

Watch for the Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. Since then it has traveled to surrounding areas and states. Help us protect our properties and environment by learning more about the spotted lanternfly. Learn how to identify and manage SLF here: https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly

Celebrate Earth Day by Joining our Spring Clean-up Efforts Tomorrow!

On Saturday, April 23rd, at 8:30 am to celebrate Earth Day,  we will meet at Hannacriox Creek Preserve to clean up the parking lot, roadway, and trails. Those of you unable to make it on April 23rd are welcome to aid in our cleaning efforts anytime during the week of April 17-24th. Please dress properly for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, and bringContinue reading “Celebrate Earth Day by Joining our Spring Clean-up Efforts Tomorrow!”

Submit to the Earth Day Photo Contest by April 24th!

In celebration of our conservation efforts and Earth Day, help capture the beauty in and around New Baltimore, NY. Have you been to one of our properties and taken a photo you love? Or maybe you’ve been wanting to go out and just need a push to get there. Well here is your chance to winContinue reading “Submit to the Earth Day Photo Contest by April 24th!”

Join Our Membership Meeting

Interested in what NBC will offer this year? Want to find out more about upcoming events? Or do you simply want your voice and ideas heard? This month’s Conservancy board meeting is open to all NBC members (and those of you interested in becoming members). Join us Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 7pm at CornellContinue reading “Join Our Membership Meeting”

Join an Earth Day Discussion about Hudson River Advocacy & the Clean Water Act

Join Scenic Hudson on Wednesday, April 20th from 5:30 – 7 pm for a virtual Earth Day discussion about Hudson River advocacy and the Clean Water Act! This is a rare opportunity to hear from Scenic Hudson President New Sullivan, Riverkeeper President Tracy Brown, and Clearwater Executive Director David Toman. This event will be moderatedContinue reading “Join an Earth Day Discussion about Hudson River Advocacy & the Clean Water Act”

Inside the Green Lobby

Mark your Calendars! Join the RCS Community Library and local author Bernard Melewski on April 30th at 2pm to learn about his book Inside the Green Lobby. This book recounts the behind-the-scenes struggles of a veteran environmental lobbyist fighting to save New York’s, Adirondack Park. If interested in attending, be sure to register here: https://rcscommunitylibrary.libcal.com/event/8997299