All events to take place at the Eldridge Research Station, 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville, NY 12147, unless otherwise noted.
In response to the situation regarding COVID-19, the Huyck Preserve is adjusting its operations effective immediately and until further notice.
Stop the Spread: Combatting HWA to Save the Eastern Hemlock
Location: Visitors' Center parking lot, 5052 Delaware Turnpike, Rensselaerville, NY 12147
Saturday, February 27th at 10:00 AM
Join Stewardship Coordinator Garrett Chisholm during National Invasive Species Awareness Week on a guided walk through the Huyck Preserve’s majestic hemlock stand along the Rensselaerville Falls. This important forest has been invaded by hemlock wooly adelgid (HWA), an insect pest that threatens the survival of the eastern hemlock. Learn about the important ecological role that hemlocks play in the eastern forest and what the Huyck Preserve is doing to protect its trees and slow the spread. You'll leave knowing how to look for signs of hemlock woolly adelgid at the Preserve, your own yard, or other favorite natural area.
This event is free. Registration is required, and the event will be limited to 9 people to maintain social distancing protocols.
Masks and social distancing are required.
No bathrooms or other indoor amenities will be available; please plan accordingly.
Please wear proper clothing an footwear.
Suggested donation: $5; Preserve members and children under 12 are free
This event is full! You can still RSVP to be placed on our waiting list.
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Cover photo by Laurin Trainer