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Save the Pine Bush

A program of controlled burning in the ecologically precarious Pine Bush went off without a hitch this fall, and managers of the preserve are aiming to do more. "We hope they will get bigger," said Stephanie Gebauer, director of the Albany Pine Bush Research and Management. A total of 44 acres of the 1700 acre

Save the Pine Bush

"Man has disrupted the natural order in the Pine Bush with roads, developments and suppression of fires," said Stephanie Gebauer at the December Save the Pine Bush dinner. Ms. Gebauer, the first director of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Research and Management of the Eastern New York Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, went on to

Save the Pine Bush

  All that sand was left by a glacial lake. The Pine Bush ecosystem sitting on that sand, however, may have been created by Native Americans practicing fire management techniques. At least, that’s what some people believe. One of those people is Dr. Harvey Alexander, professor at the College of St. Rose, who spoke at

Save the Pine Bush Fire Management Index

 Fire Management in the Pine Bush, Jan./Feb. 91 Man-Made Pine Bush?? Harvey Alexander Tells All ,Jan./Feb. 92 Recent News-Controlled Burnings in Pine Bush a Success, Times Union, Nov. 13, 1991 Fire? What Fire? Pine Bush Better Than Ever – July/Aug 99 The Pine Bush is a fire dis-climax community. It must burn to survive. The