Neil A. Gifford, Conservation Director, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission speaks about Pyramid Crossgates is proposing to construct 222 apartments in five buildings on twenty acres of Pine Bush. The proposed development is located on Rapp Road in the Town of Guilderland. The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission’s Technical Committee has issued an analysis of the proposal and its possible affects on the Pine Bush. The Karner Blue “butterfly corridor” borders this proposed development to the north. Neil Gifford will explain the Technical Committee’s findings, the Commission’s position on the proposed development and impacts the proposed development may have on insect, amphibian, reptile and mammal species.