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Southern Adirondack Audubon Society

Protecting the environment through the preservation of natural habitats
 and the advancement of environmental education

          Public programs are held in either the Christine McDonald Community Room of the Crandall Library in Glens Falls or in the Harry Dutcher Community Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. 

Crandall Library Logo For the Crandall Library:  Directions and a map may be found here.  
**You may call Crandall Library at 792-6508 to see if the library has closed due to weather**

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For the Saratoga Springs Library:  Directions and a map may be found here.  
**You may call the Saratoga library at 518-584-7860 to see if the library has closed due to weather**

May 24 - 7 P.M.
Saratoga Springs Public Library

"Ancient Forests and Champion Trees"
with Fred Breglia of the Landis Arboretum


Fred Breglia will present a talk, “Ancient Forests and Champion Trees” on Wednesday, May 24, at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on Henry Street, Saratoga Springs. The program is offered as part of the monthly program of the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society. The program starts at 7 p.m. and is free to the public.

Fred Breglia is the Executive Director of the Landis Arboretum in Esperance, N.Y. He will give a presentation highlighting many of the old growth gems that exist throughout New York State, including the Capital Region. Breglia has spent the past 15 years searching for, exploring and documenting ancient forests and this presentation will highlight and feature what he has found. The audience will learn how to recognize the characteristics that make up old growth forests as he offers a virtual tour of the largest and oldest trees in the Northeast.

To learn more about Breglia and the Landis Arboretum, visit http://www.landisarboretum.org, and their Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/landisarb. Breglia’s “Ancient Forests and Champion Trees” Facebook page is available at http://www.facebook.com/ancientforests.


Please do your best to avoid wearing fragranced products to the programs. 
Fragranced products trigger allergies, asthma, and migraines in others.

 For more information please see:
Joyce Miller's Fragrance Sensitivity Awareness webpage

This Pitch Pine is 108" high and is the largest known of its species in the country.

[Image from the americanforests.org website; no credit given]


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