What can our organization do?

Manage and protect woodlands

Identify and promote educational programs that highlight the importance of forests and woodlands in the watershed.

Encourage landowners to monitor the condition of their forests.

Host a presentation from the Columbia Land Conservancy, which offers numerous education programs and partners with educators from other organizations on programming.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties offers educational programs and assistance in natural resource conservation, climate change, and more.

Get inspired! Take a visit to Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Sanctuary & Center and other sites to learn about forest management.

Protect water quality in the Taghkanic Creek

The Department of Environmental Conservation's Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) program trains volunteers and teams to collect information about insects living in streams.

Build connection and community

Participate in volunteer programs like the Follow the Forest Initiative to track forest health in your community.

Become a volunteer with the Amphibian Migrations and Road Crossings Project, which helps frogs and salamanders cross roadways safely when they migrate to their annual breeding habits.