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Huyck Preserve
Albany County, New York
42.1666° -74.1666°


Natural habitats on theHuyck Preserve include several water falls, a 40.5 ha lake, 4 ha pond, beaver ponds, kilometers of permanent and intermittent streams, a bog (total wet areas = 5%), old fields (15%), mature hemlock forests, pine and spruce plantations (3%), and extensive areas of maturing and mature hardwood forests (72%).The remaining 5% are roads, trails and building sites.All of the Preserve?s 800 ha are available for research. Because the HPBRS is also a nature preserve, we do have about 2000 visitors per year. The Eldridge Research Center is a 6,000 square foot building that supports research and education. The Preserve has residential capacity for 32 people.

Customized identification guides
under development

Checklists with images, maps, and links

Albums of site participants

More information



  • Chad Jemison, Director, Huyck Preserve -- chad@huyckpreserve.org --
  • Nancy Lowe, Outreach Coordinator, Discover Life -- nancy@discoverlife.org -- 404-272-4526
Updated: 30 September, 2010
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