Keep up with news & events at Schodack Island State Park
BIRDS OF SCHODACK ISLAND By Mary Theresa Julien As the days grow warmer in early springtime, the mornings begin to burst into song! Schodack Island State Park is home to many songbirds on their way back from their wintering grounds in the south. The Cerulean Warbler...read more
This is the first blog of our new Friends of Schodack Island web site! We will use this feature to keep you updated about events at the park and provide other news of interest to park visitors. We welcome your comments and feedback. Please note that all comments...read more
Yes, Schodack Island State Park IS "very birdy." Local birder groups report seeing as many a 50 species, including a dozen warbler species, on a single visit to the park! A portion of the park shelters a Bird Conservation Area (BCA) that is home to Cerulean...read more
In 2010, with Schodack Island State Park facing closure due to state budget cuts, a group of park users came together to support the park. After our efforts to save the park were successful, we looked for other ways to help. Our mission is to support the park by working with park staff to provide volunteers, develop programs and events, and to provide funds for park needs.
Top 10 reasons to become a member of the Friends of Schodack Island:
Its a chance to support Schodack Island State Park in a special way.
The whole family can volunteer and work on programs and projects.
You can share your knowledge and expertise in a meaningful way.
You can bring the concerns of park users to the attention of park staff.
You can share your skills with others who need your help.
Its a fun way to meet people who share your interests.
You can contibute to meaningful projects that make a difference for park users.
You can develop new skills and abilties.
You can learn more about the park’s natural and human history.
You will have the satisfaction of helping to protect and preserve a special place!
Join the Friends
This is an invitation to join an organization committed to supporting Schodack Island State Park.
Individual – $20
Student – $10
Senior (62+) – $10
Family – $35
Supporter – $40
Corporate – $100
Benefactor – $200
Membership dues may be included as a tax deductable contribution on your Federal tax return if you itemize.
If you’d rather, please send a check, along with your name, address, email address, and phone number to:
Friends of Schodack Island State Park, Inc.
1 Schodack Way P.O. Box 7
Schodack Landing, NY 12156