Our Mission

Friends of the Shawangunks, along with our land trust, The Shawangunk Conservancy, is dedicated to protecting the Shawangunk Mountains of New York from adverse environmental impacts. Please Join Us.


Secrets of the Shawangunks Free Lecture Series

The Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership (SRBP), of which Friends of the Shawangunks is a member, will present a free public lecture series during the month of February. Titled Secrets of the Shawangunks, the lectures will provide information on conservation topics and biodiversity on the Ridge. The lectures will take place at SUNY New Paltz and SUNY Ulster and are open to the public and free of charge. These lectures are co-sponsored by SUNY Ulster and the SUNY New Paltz Biology Department.

  • SRBP Lectures provides more information.
  • (Item posted January 31, 2018)

    A Reminder of a Painless Way to Support Friends

    If you shop at Amazon.Com, please consider signing up for their program under which we receive 0.5% of whatever you spend there. Thank you to those already using this program, which has already benefitted Friends. To sign up, use the following easy procedure.

    – go to smile.amazon.com
    – bookmark the page (this bookmark becomes your new way to access Amazon)
    – sign in as you usually do
    – in the “Charity name or location” box enter “Shawangunk”
    – click on Friends of the Shawangunks or The Shawangunk Conservancy
    Go ahead and shop.

    In the future, when you go to shop at Amazon via smile.amazon.com (the new bookmark) you will see that the organization you selected will receive a contribution from Amazon based on the amount of your purchase, at no cost to you.
    (Item updated January 31, 2018)

    Visit Us on Facebook

    Thank you to those of you who have visited our Facebook page and “liked” us.
    (Item posted January 31, 2018)