Working together,

for future generations

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Nature is here for many people now because of community support for conservation. But there is a lot of work yet to be done. Learn more 

Nature 4 All Walkathon
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In this short video, Fiona, an intern at RPA, guides us through an introduction to iNaturalist, a free, easy-to-use tool you can use to learn about plants just about anywhere. Learn more 

Learn to Use iNaturalist
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On this Mindfulness Monday, with the help of the Wood Thrush, Molly Freiberg guides us to a sense of wonder and listening - from wherever we are. Learn more 

Mindfulness Mondays
Cabin Render

RPA is partnering with local green building startup EcoForm Design to turn a former hunting cabin at Albert Family Community Forest into an accessible nature classroom and meeting space. Learn more 

Cabin Renovation Project
Sunset on the Poesten Kill

In-person outings and programs may be on pause, but you can still stay connected to nature through our new Nature at Home resources. Learn more

Nature at Home

Order your limited edition print by local painter Peter Mueller, depicting the view from the Doree Cox Memorial Trail in Poestenkill Community Forest. Proceeds support conservation on the Rensselaer Plateau. Learn more

Limited Edition Art Prints


Rensselaer Plateau Alliance, Inc.

Conservation Through Community

(518) 712-9211 |

Postal: PO Box 790, Averill Park, NY 12018

Office: 17 Old Route 66, Averill Park, NY 12018

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