Working together,
for future generations

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Order your Limited Edition 2022 Forests Forever Gala Art Poster 

Featuring the work of local photographer, Nate Simms. Order by October 10 -- limited quantities available! Nate has generously donated the use of this image and your purchase will go directly to support conservation on the Rensselaer Plateau. Each poster is signed by the photographer. Place your order today!


Read the 2021 Annual Report / 2022 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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So many programs and outings!

There are so many events going on! From sustainable living to woodrats to mindfulness (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 Forests Forever Campaign for land conservation and stewardship!

Launched in 2021, the Forest Forever Campaign will raise 2 million dollars in a three-year active campaign. The campaign will support the acquisition of important forestland on the Rensselaer Plateau and establish an endowment for long-term land management and stewardship. Learn more


Dorothy's Equal Access Trail

A new ADA-compliant nature trail at Poestenkill Community Forest, Dorothy's Trail allows people from all walks of life to enjoy time in nature. 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