Working together,
for future generations


2022 Gala raffle: Enter to win a 6-night stay in St. Maarten!

Enter to win one restorative week (6 nights) at Simpson Bay Resort, a time share resort on Pelican Bay on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten. Tickets available now! Learn more

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Read our latest community conservation stories in the red eft reader! 

Community conservation is built on passion, hard work, and some amazing stories. Keep up with the latest and share with your friends! Read the stories

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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

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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