"Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature."

― Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Calendar of Events

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  • Events on September 13, 2014
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: September 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Carpool from Saugerties Plaza (near the Credit Union) on Rte. 9W
    Description: The Esopus Creek Conservancy, in conjunction with the 14th

Directions to the ECC Preserves

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Directions to Falling Waters Preserve

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