The Outside Story: Lessons from the Land

Wild Wednesday: Woodcocks!

  American Woodcocks have already arrived here in Columbia County and have been detected at various locations including an eBird observation at our Drowned Lands Swamp Conservation Area in Ancram...


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Spring Wildflower and Wildlife Watch

Despite the current climate of uncertainty, spring is swiftly sweeping through the Hudson Valley! The crocuses are opening, the yellow daffodil coronas are brightly popping up, and the woods and...


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Leave It To Beavers

This past month in our Where The Wild Books Are book club here at the Columbia Land Conservancy, we’ve been reading an incredible book about beavers. Eager: The Surprising Secret...


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Recognizing Habitats

A habitat is a home or an environment that supports the life of a particular animal, plant, or organism. There are the usual habitats we think of: lakes and rivers...


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