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August 2019

Wildlife Presentation

August 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thacher Park Nature Center, 87 Nature Center Way
Voorheesville, NY 12186
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Saturday, August 31, at 10am: Wildlife Presentation at Thacher Nature Center Meet some wild neighbors up close and personal and learn about where and how they live. Wildlife rehabilitator Kelly Martin will introduce some of…

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Ferocious Creatures in the Sand

August 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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  Antlions: Ferocious Creatures in the Sand Saturday August 31, 2019, 11:00am Suitable for all ages Discover the amazing world of antlions, a secretive insect in the Pine Bush. We will walk approximately one mile…

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September 2019

Tour of Octopus’ Garden at Union College

September 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Union College, 807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308 United States
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On September 25th at 5p.m., ECOS will be visiting campus for a student-led tour of Octopus' Garden. This is an organic garden maintained by volunteers who work to provide fresh organic veggies for the student-run Ozone Cafe on…

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January 2020

The World Around Us Talk Series

January 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Niskayuna Community Center, 2682 Aqueduct Rd
Niskayuna, United States
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On January 8th, we will hear from Rebekka Henriksen. Ms. Henriksen, a paraprofessional at Zoller Elementary School in Schenectady, will tell and show us about the various gardens — flower, vegetable, raised bed, and rain…

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The World Around Us Talk Series

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Niskayuna Community Center, 2682 Aqueduct Rd
Niskayuna, United States
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On January 22nd, the speaker will be Kathy Czajkowski, Mohawk Watershed Coordinator for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Ms. Czajkowski will talk about the river’s water quality, and what steps the state and…

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The World Around Us Talk Series

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Niskayuna Community Center, 2682 Aqueduct Rd
Niskayuna, United States
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The  speaker on January 29th will be Melissa MacKinnon. Ms. MacKinnon is garden director at the Vale Urban Farm in Schenectady. She will talk about cooking with herbs in winter, with a focus on those…

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February 2020

The World Around Us Talk Series

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Niskayuna Community Center, 2682 Aqueduct Rd
Niskayuna, United States
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On February 19th, the subject will again be the Mohawk River. The speaker this time will be Michael Diana. Mr. Diana, who is education and programs manager for the Schenectady County Historical Society, will talk…

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March 2020

Source to Sea

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Riverkeeper and ECOS: The Environmental Clearinghouse for a screening and panel discussion of two short films by National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster: Source to Sea and Undamming the Hudson River. Source To Sea documents…

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April 2020

Capital Roots Tour – CANCELED

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Capital Roots’ Urban Grow Center, 594 River st.
Troy, NY 12180 United States
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We all know the importance of fresh, affordable food, and how residents of Capital Region’s inner cities have limited access to it. Since 1975 the non-profit Capital Roots has been working to reduce the impact…

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Invasive Species Identification Training – CANCELED

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kelly Adirondack Center, 897 St. David's Lane
Niskayuna, NY 12309 United States
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Invasive species are a threat to the environment, one that will only grow worse with climate change. Learn about invasive species and how you can help contain their spread by identifying and reporting them to…

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