for future generations
Celebrating 15 years of community conservation
Snow plowing & parking at RPA properties
RPA now owns a plow truck and will be updating this web page after big storms with the plow status for parking areas at each of our properties. Please save your hikes for after the lots have been cleared, and please do not park on public roads. Help us to be good neighbors by keeping the roads clear. Learn more
RPA is hiring a Snowplow Driver!
Would you like to support RPA’s community and earn a little extra money? Do you have experience snow plowing, have a clean driving record, and are you available during the days following a snowstorm? Learn more & apply
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.
Hunting Season Safety
Deer hunting season in our part of New York State begins on October 1, and limited hunting is allowed on some RPA lands. Learn how to stay safe when visiting RPA's community forests and preserves. Learn more
Rensselaer Plateau Alliance and Rensselaer Land Trust begin steps to merge
After years of parallel and collaborative conservation work, we are excited to announce that RPA and RLT have begun taking steps to merge. As a merged organization, with the skills, knowledge, assets, and member support of both land trusts, we will be able to go even further on behalf of this land we all love. Find more information and FAQ's here.