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Working together,
for future generations

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Rensselaer Plateau Alliance's 15th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction is October 17th!

Join us to celebrate 15 years of Conservation through Community! This year's gala will be held at Franklin Plaza and features an online Silent Auction. You can find more information on our Gala page, buy your tickets here and register for the Silent Auction here. We'll see you on October 17th!

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Announcing the Legacy Giving Circle and the Lanford Fund Bequest Challange

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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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.

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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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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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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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