ECOS: The Environmental Clearinghouse
May 25, 2024

Spring Walk: Woodlawn Preserve

A beautiful selection of woodland, lacustrine, and pine barrens, with some of the largest dunes in the Albany Pine Bush and “one of the most biologically diverse parcels in Schenectady County” (Wikipedia).  Relatively flat though [...]

Spring Walk: Lawson Lake

This beautiful lake is surrounded by dense second-growth forest, wet meadows, and heavily vegetated swamps, with tributary streams that support reptiles and amphibians.  There is much woods and water bird life.  The gently rolling loop [...]

Radix Center Tour

123 Grand Street, Albany NY 12202 153 Grand Street, Albany, NY, United States

ECOS will pay a visit to the amazing Radix Center facility near downtown Albany.  Located on a ½-acre former vacant lot, the Radix includes a 20x60 foot solar greenhouse, built in 2011.  Sustainable systems on [...]

$5

Kayak trip: Athens Lighthouse to Priming Hook

We will leave from the Athens Kayak Launch (23 S Water St, Athens, NY 12015). Kayaks could likely be rented from https://screamingeagleoutdooradventures.com. We will turn around after a little less than 4 miles at the [...]