Columbia Land Conservancy
Nature Quest

Nature Quest

Ready, set, Nature Quest! Explore and learn about the animals that live at eight of CLC’s Public Conservation Areas and complete fun activities!

What is Nature Quest? Scroll through the map below to learn more about Nature Quest and the sites you can explore. Bonus Quest: Find the Squirrel at the end of five Nature Quest trails and take a picture. Use #CLCNatureQuest when sharing your pictures!

How do we participate? Pick up or download and print your Nature Quest book, then you’re ready to head out to the trails! Books can be downloaded here or visit one of the partnering libraries listed below. Then pick one (or more) of the eight Public Conservation Areas to visit. Follow the Nature Quest trails as you read the poems and activities to learn about each site and the critters that live there. Don’t forget to look for squirrels!

Guided audio tour! Enjoy the trails while you listen and learn using the Nature Quest TravelStorys. This audio tour will guide you on your journey and is fun for the whole family. Click here to download TravelStorys onto your smartphone.

Our quest is complete, now what? Mail in the completed section from your Nature Quest book, or fill out the form below! Once received we will mail your prize.

The Nature Quest project was supported with funding from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) and New York’s Environmental Protection Fund. The NYSCPP is administered by the Land Trust Alliance, in coordination with the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Funding was also provided by the New York State Environmental Protection Fund, NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program.