Tag: Audubon Society

Howard Blue’s Book Talk & Guided Tour of Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Oct 1

Join Constitution Marsh Audubon Center on Oct 1st with Author and Copake Town Historian, Howard Blue, for a two-part program based on his book The Man Who Sold Superman to the World.  At 2:00 pm, a book talk and signing will take place at the Copake Grange, followed by a guided tour* at Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center & Sanctuary. 

Carroll Rheinstrom’s first came to Copake as a Boy Scout in 1918; later he bought 9 acres which grew to 1000. Learn about Rheinstrom Hill’s history; Carroll’s two publishing industry careers; his role as DC Comics representative to foreign publishers; his battles with the anti-comics movement; Superman comic books entry into foreign lands. 

DATE / TIME: Saturday, October 1, 2022 / 2pm

  • Book Talk & Signing at 2:00 pm:  Copake Grange
  • Guided Tour & Refreshments at Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center & Sanctuary at approximately 3:30 PM:  
  • A rain date for the guided tour at Rheinstrom Hill will be October 2nd at 1:00 pm.*

LOCATION: Copake Grange
628 Empire Rd,
Copake, NY 
(Near the Copake Clock, just behind the Clock Tower Pub & Grill) NOTE! Most navigation systems don’t work properly with this address.

LOCATION: Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center
225 Cambridge Rd,
Hillsdale, NY 12529
(Take Center Hill Rd. to Craryville, go east onto the northerly Cambridge Rd. Take Rheinstrom Hill to the end.)

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Audubon Bird Walk at Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop, Jun 3

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay inspired many people with her nature poetry. To honor her legacy, Larry Federman from the Audubon Society will conduct a bird walk at Steepletop, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s farmhouse home in Austerlitz, New York.

The walk is intended to inspire visitors to learn more about birds and help to protect the wildlife and the magnificent habitat that surrounds us.

Sunday, June 3 2018, from 7:30am – 9:30am
Meet at the Visitors Center at Tamarack Cottage by 7:15am

Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop
440 East Hill Road
Austerlitz, NY

Reservations recommended. Call Steepletop to reserve.

Wear your hiking attire, bring your binoculars


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Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey at Schodack Island State Park, January 14

Join a nationwide citizen science tradition, as well as bird experts and enthusiasts from the Audubon Society of the Capital Region to conduct a survey of bald eagles overwintering at and around Schodack Island State Park.

Meet at the Riverview Pavilion at 10am and enjoy free coffee and donuts before the day’s activity. This is an outdoor event so dress warmly.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 AM

1 Schodack Island Way
Schodack Landing, NY 12156

Visit Schodack Island State Park, by clicking here.
(518) 732-0187


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