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Huyck Preserve

5052 Delaware Turnpike
Rensselaerville , NY , 12147
Phone: (518)797-3440
42° 30' 56.2032" N, 74° 8' 21.3468" W
Contact name: 
Director of Conservation and Education
Seasons in which we offer activities (select "All seasons" for all): 
Ages for which our activities are most appropriate: 
Hike the trails, picnic, fish and boat. Attend one of our public events, and look for our summer education programs for students in grades K-12.

The Huyck Preserve, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located on a 2,000+-acre land preserve in Rensselaerville, New York, in the hill country southwest of Albany, invites applications for the position of Community Outreach and Administrative Director. Our mission is to preserve the natural beauty of the Rensselaerville Falls, the watershed of Lake Myosotis and surrounding lands; to conduct long-term research on natural systems as part of a global effort to understand and protect the Earth’s biodiversity; and to increase appreciation of this effort through innovative, field-based educational programs for students, teachers, and the community.

Summer 2018: Nature Study for Grades K-2 July 9-13, 1-4 pm; Nature Study for Grades 3-5 July 16-20, 1-4 pm; Natural History Day Program for Grades 6-10 July 23-27, 9am-4pm; Wildlife Ecology Research for Grades 11-12 July 30-Aug. 10, 9am-4pm