MHLC completed the sale of a 20-acre portion of the Bender Melon Farm property along Route 85.
The other day while hiking at Wolf Creek Falls, we came upon the frozen creek and several sets of beautiful waterfalls, each creating magical myriad designs reminding us of the enchanted images and shapes from childhood fairy tales and primordial mythologies.
With warblers and raptors already well on their way south, it may seem like birdwatching has passed its peak. But there are still lots of birds to observe on MHLC trails this fall!
Aengus, walks with us and talks early fall wildflowers.
The peak season of fabulous changing foliage will be here before you know it! The changing color of leaves is one of the most spectacular and sought-after sights in our area, drawing “leaf peepers” from all over to take in the sights throughout the northeast.
Read a lovely note from a new supporter along with her 20 Preserve Challenge log and several photos of her journey.
Hi! I’m Aengus Gillespie, rising Albany High School senior and volunteer Preserve Steward of the Normans Kill Preserves which are uniquely situated in the heart of an urban area, at the literal bridge between South Albany and Delmar.
In 2021, MHLC’s Strategic Planning Committee designed a new strategic plan which provided some updates to MHLC, including an updated mission statement, a list of what we value, and four guiding principles for our work into 2026.