The Shawangunk Preserve is a 516 acre Deep Ecology Learning Center and Preserve located in the Adirondack Foothills of central New York.

The purpose of the Preserve is to perpetually preserve and protect the natural ecosystems of the lands included in the Preserve from hunting, trapping, logging, recreational vehicles or any major alteration and by providing educational services to the general public to offer the opportunity to enjoy, learn, and foster an appreciation of nature.

Guided tours of the Preserve are offered to educate individuals and groups to identify birds, plants, insects & animals and learn about ecologically friendly lifestyles; showing the practical application of solar power, conservative use of water, using recycled building materials, low energy food preservation techniques, practical organic gardening and conservative fuel consumption.

The preserve offers a full range of fun, creative and educational events including:
NUGGETS, A Monthly, On-Line Newsletter:
1. Nuggets January 2018
2. Nuggets February 2018
3. Nuggets March 2018
4. Nuggets April 2018
Educational classes
Hands on workshops
Soft release program for birds and animals
Tree nursery
Publications from Forest Press
Music from Harp & Harmony
Slide presentations
Handmade crafts from the Craft Shoppe

You can also support us through volunteering, donations or booking us for a slide presentation about the Preserve, and/or a concert at your school, library, church or organization to help us share our lifestyle and ideas about low-impact living and the preservation of life.

Shawangunk Nature Preserve is a 501(3) non-profit corporation.




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