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As of January 1, 2024, the Rensselaer Land Trust has merged with the Rensselaer Plateau Alliance. For all questions regarding donations, events, land, or other matters, please visit or call 518-712-9211. For questions about the merger, use extension 101 to speak with Jim Bonesteel. You can expect a new name and logo for our merged organization by Spring / Summer 2024 and a new website by the end of the year!

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Join us at Brown's Brewing Co.'s Revoluntionary Hall on Sunday, November 13 at 4 p.m. as we celebrate our 2016 accomplishments, review plans for next year, honor this year’s award recipients, hear a compelling presentation “The Transformative Impact of Trails and Greenspace on Communities” by Jeff Olson–keynote speaker, and enjoy good food and company.

Open to the public, $15 per person fee to cover attendee’s food. To RSVP online by Tuesday, November 8 by clicking here.

2016 marks the first year that the Land Trust will be honoring two individuals in their inaugural annual awards program. This year’s recipients will be Francille Egbert receiving the 2016 Volunteer of the Year Award and William Niemi receiving the William Niemi Conservation Leadership Award.

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