December 15, 2021 Vegetarian/Vegan Lasagna Virtual Dinner – CANCELED

Yes! Full Lasagna Dinner for Take-out or Delivery!

The December dinner has been cancelled.

October 2021 Pine Bush Dinner

Laura and her daughter Olivia, age 13, will shared with us their adventure this past summer of raising monarch butterflies and releasing them for their journey to Mexico. Hear the inspirational and wild tale of how their family made it their mission to turn a parking lot into a Wildlife Way-Station and Nature Hub, in and for the South End of Albany, NY. Thank you for all that attended!

June 2021 Pine Bush Dinner

Our virtual dinner on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 featured Todd Ommen, the Managing Attorney at Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, and Robert O’Connor, Save the Pine Bush law intern, on the Environmental Litigation Clinic and its representation for Save the Pine Bush. They discussed the proposed Pyramid/Crossgates project and the approach the law clinic students took to challenge this project, including preparing SEQRA comments and filing an article 78 lawsuit.

April 2021 Pine Bush Dinner

Our virtual dinner on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 featured Neil Gifford Conservation Director of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission speaking on “The Pine Bush and the Pandemic: Update on the Preserve”.

Lasagna dinners have been a long tradition of Save the Pine Bush. With social distancing, we have had to find new ways to do our dinners with take-out and delivery, but the Pine Bush tradition continues.
Food scraps from the Pine Bush Dinner kept out of the landfill and being turned into delicious feed for Wendy’s very happy chickens …
The late Rezsin Adams spent the third Wednesday of every month for over three decades preparing the Save the Pine Bush lasagna dinners. Upon her retirement, Adam, a professional chef has volunteered to prepare the dinners, continuing a Pine Bush tradition. Photo from Rezsin’s 75 Birthday February 2002.