- Children & Youth
- Education & Literacy
LocationPO BOX 715NEW PALTZ, NY 12561 United States
Mission The mission of the Mohonk Preserve is to protect the Shawangunk Mountains by inspiring people to care for, enjoy, and explore the natural world. Position As a leader in protecting the Shawangunks, the 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."
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 that increases their understanding of the relationships between themselves and nature; Promotes responsible recreation and quiet enjoyment of the land in keeping with its fragility, serenity, and natural beauty.