Hunting Season Begins October 1

Columbia County’s deer population causes damage to cars, forests, and crops every year. To responsibly manage the deer population at Public Conservation Areas, the Columbia Land Conservancy is partnering with local hunting clubs this deer season. Hunting is allowed at Greenport, Hand Hollow, Drowned Lands Swamp, and Overmountain Conservation Areas. Hunters must stay 150 feet … Continue reading Hunting Season Begins October 1

The Hidden Lives of Water, Woods, and Wildlife in the CLC’s Conservation Areas

By Robin Catalano “Don’t move.” My husband, Floren, draws up beside me, so close I can feel the sleeve of his T-shirt brush against my skin. “Look up,” he whispers, and I turn my gaze slowly from the hiking boot laces I’m adjusting to the woods in front of me. A doe, lithe and glossy-furred, … Continue reading The Hidden Lives of Water, Woods, and Wildlife in the CLC’s Conservation Areas

CLC is hiring two interns!

Conservation Education Intern CLC is hiring a paid ($15/hour) conservation education intern for a limited-duration engagement. This position is ideal for a graduate or undergraduate student who wants to create educational content for teachers, students, and public audiences. Click here to read the position description. No phone calls. Social Media Intern CLC is hiring a paid ($15/hour) … Continue reading CLC is hiring two interns!

Roxbury Road is closed, but High Falls is still open!

The bridge over the Agawamuck Creek on Roxbury Road is closed for construction. You will not be able to access High Falls from Rte. 217 in Philmont. We suggest consulting Google Maps or similar for directions. The parking lot is still open, so please do not park along the road. The Red Trail is also … Continue reading Roxbury Road is closed, but High Falls is still open!