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After “Development”

After "Development" Burn Crew Joel Hecht (left) and an unidentified firefighter after the fire. In the background can be seen where the fire burned out on an office-park lawn. Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts After “Development”

After “Development”

After "Development" Aftermath of Fire Plant species in the Pine Bush are adapted to draw nourishment from nutrients released by fire. Seeds, including Pitch Pine pinecones, are encouraged to open by fire. Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo After “Development”

After “Development”

After "Development" Aftermath of Fire Note how the ground is exposed in the burn area, while in the unburned area the ground is covered with organic trash. Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts Volunteer Nights After “Development”

After “Development”

After "Development" Aftermath of Fire Fire is good for regeneration of the ecosystem. In a month this area will be green with new growth. Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts Volunteer Nights Articles in Date After “Development”

After “Development”

After "Development" Aftermath of Fire Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts Volunteer Nights Articles in Date Order Links Articles by Subject  Save the Pine Bush Home Email Save the Pine Bush Page written and maintained After “Development”

After “Development”

After "Development" Aftermath of Fire Pitch Pine trees, even small ones, recover quickly from fire, but bear burn marks on their trunks for decades. Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts Volunteer Nights Articles in Date After “Development”

Before “Development”

Before "Development" The Pine Bush at sunset Photo by Doug Morse, donated to Save the Pine Bush Previous Next Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts Volunteer Nights Articles in Date Order Links Articles by Subject  Save the Pine Bush Before “Development”

Save the Pine Bush

The Pine Bush is located in the Capital District, between Albany and Schenectady. The boundaries are Fuller Road on the east, Route 5 (Central Avenue) on the North, Route 146 on the west, and Route 20 (Western Avenue) on the South. The Pine Bush is located in three municipalities-Albany, Guilderland and Colonie. The Pine Bush Save the Pine Bush

Pine Bush in the Mist

Pine Bush in the Mist Pine Bush in the Mist Photo by Doug Morse Previous Next Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo Exhibit  Action Alerts Volunteer Nights Articles in Date Order Links Articles by Subject  Save the Pine Bush Home Email Save Pine Bush in the Mist

Save the Pine Bush

The Pine Bush has played an important historical role in the development of Albany and Schenectady and is enshrined in the literary heritage of the United States. The Song of Hiawatha by William Wadsworth Longfellow is sung by the Indian brave from the Vale of Tawasentha located in the Pine Bush. George Washington wrote of Save the Pine Bush