Family-friendly Walks 

Explore seven beautiful local nature preserves with ECOS guides. Once you’ve visited all seven preserves – with ECOS or on your own – complete the Seven Preserve Challenge form and receive your free patch. 

All walks will be on Tuesdays at 10:30 am and will last 60-90 minutes. They’re suitable for all ages! Wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather.

Preregistration is required.  Include your phone number if the walk has to be postponed. Email Andy Kulmatiski –

Saturday, May 7 Indian Kill Preserve Steve Jones, leader. Hetcheltown Rd., Glenville (just North of
Glenridge Rd.)

Saturday, May 14 Lisha Kill Preserve Andy Kulmatiski, leader. 2518 Rosendale Rd., Niskayuna

Saturday, May 21 Plotter Kill Preserve Will Seyse, leader. Mariaville Rd., Rotterdam (2.3 miles West of
Putnam Rd.)

Saturday, May 28 Christman Sanctuary Ed Kautz, leader. 3281 Schoharie Turnpike, Delanson

Saturday, June 4 Schenectady County Forest Bruce Bonacquist, leader. Lake Rd. Rotterdam (2.9 miles South of Mariaville Rd.)

Saturday, June 11 Bozen Kill Preserve Darwin Roosa, leader. Westfall Rd., Altamont (.2 miles North of
Bozenkill Rd.)

Saturday, June 18 Sanders Preserve Andy Kulmatiski, leader. Sanders Rd., Glenville (Between Gower and
Washout Rd.)

Seven Preserve Online Form

Mail-in Challenge Form