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Celebrating 15 years of community conservation


As of January 1, 2024, the merger between the Rensselaer Plateau Alliance and Rensselaer Land Trust is effective, as approved by the New York State Attorney General’s office and the Secretary of State. Read more here!

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Announcing the Legacy Giving Circle and the Lanford Fund Bequest Challenge

Leave a legacy of conservation for future generations! Join the Legacy Giving Circle and the Lanford Fund Bequest Challenge today. Visit our Legacy Giving Circle page to learn more about this exciting new way to give for today - and for tomorrow.

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Read the 2022 Annual Report / 2023 Newsletter Highlights

RPA's members and volunteers are literally at the heart of local conservation. This annual publication is our way of reflecting back just a sliver of the gratitude and stories that collect each year. Read the newsletter

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Connect with the land through a program or outing

There are so many events going on! From speaker series talks to Nature Book Club to mindful nature walks (and more!), we really hope you'll find something that interests you. For a complete, up-to-date list of programs and outings, visit our Events page

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RPA announces success of Forests Forever Campaign for land conservation and stewardship!

Launched in 2021, the Forest Forever Campaign set out to raise 2 million dollars for acquiring important forestland on the Rensselaer Plateau and establishing an endowment for long-term land management and stewardship. We are so excited to share that our campaign exceeded its 2 million dollar goal! Learn more

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Keep up and share the latest news in the red eft reader!

Community conservation is built on passion, hard work, and some amazing stories. Stay up to date and share with your friends! Read the stories

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