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Latest blog post: 85th Anniversary Annual Benefit - Help us bring in our 85th Anniversary with a jovial evening celebrating our past accomplishments and future progress! The Annual Benefit is hosted on the shore of Lincoln Pond at the Eldridge Research Station and is a critical event to ensure the success of the Preserve for years to come. As always, the Benefit will include gourmet local fare, music provided by excellent local musicians, and a live and silent auction. To observe this incre...

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Latest blog post: Science and Sweets Summer Lecture Series - This year's Thursday Lecture series centers around the theme "Environments and Species in Peril". We are hopeful that these talk will generate discussion between students and the community concerning the definition of peril in conservation. Specifically, we hope to discuss whether our personally held distinctions and biases about what is truly perilous may cause us to apply the "peril" label too late, or not at all, even though ec...

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Latest blog post: Edible Plants Walk 5/15 - We're excited to announce and all new guided hike this year led by an all-new hike leader! Join on Sunday May 15th from 10 AM - 1PM for an Edible Plant Walk. While what grows at the Preserve stays at the Preserve, you'll learn how to identify some of the common edible plants in the area for foraging around your own house.  ​RSVP Required - scroll down to RSVP! Hike Description This is a 3 hour easy to moderate guided hike that will cover up to 3 m...

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Latest blog post: Guided hikes: Wildflower Walks - Wildflower Walk is a 3-hike series (thought you don't have to come to all of them of course!) on some of our popular core trails is for those who are interested in woody and herbaceous flowering plant identification.  Great for all ages and skill levels! This will be a slow paced hike of moderate difficult, on the East lake trail, and dogs are welcome to join in (though they must be cleaned up after!). The Wildflower Walk series is led by C...

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Latest blog post: Wild Minds: Nature Poetry at the Huyck Preserve 

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Applications for undergraduate internships & Huyck grants for 2016 are now OPEN! More info: http://www.huyckpreserve.org/research.html

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Latest blog post: Thank You! Winter Festival 2016 - Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the day with us! We hope you had a great time despite the lack of an ice luge!

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No snow? No problem! We won't have the luge, but we will have ice skating - bring your skates! all the details: http://ow.ly/XBnwR

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Latest blog post: Wilderness First Aid Certification - We are offering to host a wilderness first aid class through WildMed Associates sometime spring 2016. Currently, we are seeking interested individuals (and the dates they are available) from local organizations including surrounding colleges and universities. The courses offered provide basic to advanced first aid training and CPR to individuals who may find themselves in remote areas without easy or quick access to medical facilities (...

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Latest blog post: Christmas Bird Count Results - Thanks to the help of 17 awesome Citizen Scientists, we had a successful Christmas Bird Count back on December 19th. Interested in the results? Click below to read a summary! Despite a very cold and windy day, we had a lot of birds in our count area. Here are the numbers below: Citizen Scientists = 17 Total birds counted = 1250 Number of species seen = 46 Most numerous (over 100 per species) species seen: American Crow Black Capped Chickadee ...
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