2024 Trout Stocking

We will be stocking trout at the Ax Factory Preserve starting at 9 am and Kelley Park at 10 am.  Bring your buckets and help us at this fun annual event.

Tree Planting at Ax Factory

Join us at Axe Factory Preserve this Sunday, April 28th at 9AM. We will be planting willow, poplar, oak, dogwoods, and winterberry – all species chosen because they support wildlife and thrive in wet soils along the creek-side habitat. You don't need to be a tree planting expert to participate. If possible, just bring yourself a shovel, gloves,…

Spring Clean-up

Axe Factory Preserve 15 Axe Street, Ballston Spa, NY, United States

We will meet at the Axe Factory Preserve and then split up to address areas that need attention at the various Friends supported parks.

Creek Cleanup and Blockage Clearing

Greys Crossing 25CC+62 Ballston Spa, New York, Ballston Spa, NY, United States

Please join us for a paddle from Gray's Crossing off Northline Road to Blodgett take out near USA BBQ. We will be picking up trash and Clearing some blockages along the way. Bring your kayak or canoe, life jacket, and non-power tools for cutting branches (saws or clippers). We will meet at Gray's Crossing then…