for future generations
Join us for one or more of these outings, as we explore new trails and gather together at familiar ones. Board and staff from RPA will share stories from the Forests Forever Campaign, hear your ideas, and answer questions. Come share in the vision of connected forests on the Rensselaer Plateau! (Photo: Nate Simms)
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 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
So many programs and outings!
There are so many events going on! From aquatic insects to trout fishing to mindfulness (and more!), we really hope you'll find something that interests you. For a complete list, visit our Events page
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