Working together,

for future generations

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Invasive Species on the Rensselaer Plateau

In June, Jennifer Dean of the NY Natural Heritage Program talks about identifying the many non-native species in the region, and what we can do to reduce their impact.  Learn more 

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Stream Forensics Workshop

Join us as we visit another world - the world of freshwater organisms living in our streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes. We'll collect a variety of aquatic insects and do some basic field ID of these critters that call our watershed home. 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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Wetlands Workshop

We invite you to join us for a behind-the-scenes look at wetlands and what it takes to protect them. Come prepared to get your hands muddy! Learn more 

Good News!

RPA's 2020 Newsletter Highlights & 2019 Annual Report is here! Check out all the great stories. Learn more