Mohonk Preserve



Mohonk Preserve:
  • Protects the Shawangunk ecosystem through land management practices based on sound ecological research;
  • Preserves the cultural landscape in harmony with its history and heritage;
  • Provides education for children and adults that increase their understanding of the relationships between themselves and nature; and
  • Promotes responsible recreation and quiet enjoyment of the land in keeping with its fragility, serenity, and natural beauty.

Mission Statement

The mission of Mohonk Preserve is to protect the Shawangunk Mountains region and inspire people to care for, enjoy, and explore their natural world. As a leader in protecting the Shawangunks, Mohonk Preserve sets the standard for mountain stewardship. Using science to guide land management, the Preserve teaches others to conserve an ecosystem designated by The Nature Conservancy as one of the “Earth’s Last Great Places.”

Program Details

Primary Issue
PO Box 715
New Paltz, NY 12561
United States
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