Endangered butterfly re-introduced to Pine Bush, can be seen through mid-July
If you’ve never seen an endangered species up close, now’s your chance.
Biology teacher unveils ‘outdoor science classroom’
Hands-on learning will be taking on an entirely new meaning at Niskayuna high school next year.
Bilingual audio tour unveiled at Lisha Kill Preserve
Don’t forget to bring your smartphone the next time you trek into nature.
The Salute Military Golf Association gives any combat-injured soldier the opportunity to take part in learning the game at various golf courses throughout the country, including at the Brookhaven Golf Club in Greenfield through the Wounded Warrior Golf Training Program.
Capital District YMCA kicks off water safety program in Glenville
Pools can provide a cool relief to scorching summer heat, but they can also prove to be a hazard for young, inexperienced swimmers.
Eleven parks and historic sites are participating in the challenge and there are 44 caches to be found, along with drawings for prizes for anyone who finds 35 or more geocaches.
Albany County lends moral support
New Scotland and Voorheesville residents will soon be able to traverse a new section of the Albany County Rail Trail thanks to the help of local officials and members of the community.
You might think a clump of weeds gathered at the back of a boat after a day of fun and sun on a nearby lake is nothing remarkable. But there are plenty of folks who make targeting such hitchhikers their job.
A summer camp dedicated to girls and young women is guiding them through both. Camp Little Notch, located in Fort Ann, aims to equip campers from ages 7 to 17 with the ability to make good life choices through a host of programs held during July and August and led by Executive Director Ellen Tuzzolo.
A new trail into the Plotterkill Preserve supplies another entrance for residents and allows emergency personnel to respond more effectively to a previously isolated area.
Sunday, June 17 (also Father’s Day) marks Saratoga County’s 17th Annual Sundae on the Farm at Eildon Tweed Farm in Charlton from noon to 4 p.m. The free event generally draws more than 2,000 visitors from far and wide and highlights one of the greatest resources of the county: agriculture.
Nature preserve celebrates a milestone birthday
For the past 40 years, the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar has been working to teach Capital District residents about the importance of wildlife and environment conservation through its “outdoor classroom.”
An opportunity for everyone to support Community Hospice will be taking place on Saturday, June 16 at their 11th Walk for Hospice at the University at Albany.
Tuesday, June 5, marked the debut of the Malta Farmers Market – a weekly installment of locally produced foods, plants and craft items. Every Tuesday will now host more than 20 vendors on the lawn between the Malta Community Center and Just Meat & Deli on Route 9 from 3-6 p.m. through Oct. 30.
The horses of Saratoga County are known mostly for racing, but there are some who go by another game – therapy.