Gallery owner Wendy McDaris has generously agreed to donate a portion of her income from her current show (through 12/28) to the CGHS and the Columbia Land Conservancy. The exhibit features several artists whose bodies of work focus on natural environments and the animals and birds that inhabit them. She is hosting a special Open House for members of both non-profits this coming weekend, December 12th/13th from 3 until 6. McDaris Fine Art is located at 623 Warren Street, Hudson. Gallery hours are noon until 6pm Wednesday through Monday. For more information, call 212.518.7551. www.mcdarisfineart.com.