Wildlife Crossing Program offered at Schoharie Crossing
Fort Hunter, NY – The Friends of Schoharie Crossing are excited to host a presentation on the wildlife monitoring program being conducted by the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy in Montgomery County. Associate Director Sarah Walsh shares results from a collaborative study with The Nature Conservancy of the Mohawk Valley.
The program will be held in the Enders House, adjacent to the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center on Schoharie Street in Fort Hunter on Tuesday, April 25th at 6:30pm.
This program will discuss wildlife movement through the region as well as where transportation and conservation can meet to make this movement safer for people and wildlife in the face of climate change.Walsh will provide details on how the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy conducts their conservation work in Albany, Schenectady, and Montgomery counties and she will provide a brief overview of the Conservancy. You will learn about the importance of the Catskill to Adirondack Conservation Corridor and how they are working on the ground to ensure wildlife connectivity in a disconnected world.
Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has been conserving and stewarding the lands and waters of the Mohawk and Hudson River valleys for the benefit of people and the environment since 1992.
The presentation will be preceded by a brief Friends of Schoharie Crossing meeting. This program and the meeting are free and open to the public.
The Friends of Schoharie Crossing are a 501c3 non-profit organization who support the mission of Schoharie Crossing in offering educational and recreational programs at the site. They meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday from April to October at 6:30pm. The group also provides assistance in volunteer projects, field trips, and advocacy for the historic site.
For more information about programs at Schoharie Crossing, please contact the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516, email SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov, or visit our NYS Parks webpage. The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Visitor Center is location at 129 Schoharie Street, Fort Hunter, NY 12069.The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 individual state parks, historic sites, golf courses, boat launches and recreational trails, which are visited by 78 million people annually. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com, connect on Facebook, or follow-on Twitter.