Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station

PO Box 189
Rensselaerville, NY 12147


The Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, located in the beautiful hill country southwest of Albany, N.Y., is a mecca for researchers, educators, and people seeking peace and serenity away from the pressures of modern life. The original 500 acres of the Preserve, established in 1931 have gone undisturbed since the late 1800s. An additional 1500 acres have been added within the watershed since 1967. Among the natural treasures found on the Preserve are hardwood stands more than 200 years old, Lake Myosotis, Lincoln Pond, and the dramatic Rensselaerville Falls. These different environments provide a haven for a rich array of flora and fauna. The Preserve, one of the oldest individual biological research stations in the United States, has supported research continuously since 1938.

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