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Batter Up at Roberto Clemente State Park

Families who visit Roberto Clemente State Park are gaining a larger youth baseball and softball academy through a partnership between New York State, Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and Harlem RBI.
Families who visit Roberto Clemente State Park are gaining a larger youth baseball and softball academy through a partnership between New York State, Major League Baseball, the Ma…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/batter-roberto-clemente-state-park

Back to School: Free Park Admission for Fourth Graders

Summer is almost over! Before your family heads back to school, take advantage of the following state and national programs.
August is the final month of the yearlong celebration of the National Park Service’s (NPS) 100th anniversary. Families with fourth graders have until August 30th to redeem their f…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/back-school-free-park-admission-fourth-graders

18th Annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour reaches a milestone

More than 650 participate in PTNY’s Cycle the Erie Canal, the largest tour to date.
Last month, more than 650 cyclists and 80 volunteers pedaled 400 miles between Buffalo and Albany as part of Parks & Trails New York’s Cycle the Erie Canal tour. This year’s tour,…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/18th-annual-cycle-erie-canal-tour-reaches-milestone

Say Cheese (and support the EPF!)

We need your help – and your photos – in the next couple of months to help show what NY’s Environmental Protection Fund has helped to protect and improve.  
The state’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) is the lifeblood of environmental funding in New York. The EPF supports everything from the creation of new parks and trails and th…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/say-cheese-summer-fall-and-support-epf

Risky Proposition

Two parallel oil pipelines would traverse or run adjacent to dozens of state and local parks and trails and thousands of acres of protected land in the Hudson Valley.
In August 2015, Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC submitted a permit application to the NYS Thruway Authority for two parallel pipelines, each up to 20 inches in diameter, that would…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/risky-proposition

Meet Our New Program Coordinator

Having settled right in during one of our busiest times of year, we welcome Jessica Collier as the newest member of the PTNY staff.
Jessica Collier joined PTNY in July 2016 as a Program Coordinator. Previously, Jessica worked as a Senior Associate for Public Policy at the New York State Association of Health C…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/welcome-our-new-program-coordinator

Alexander Hamilton Slept Here

Hamilton is the hottest ticket in town and the most talked about founding father. Between his home in NYC and regular trips to Albany to visit family, Alexander Hamilton was a New Yorker through and through, a connection commemorated at several NY State H…
From a hit Broadway musical to his controversial pending status on the ten dollar bill, Alexander Hamilton continues to grab headlines more than 210 years after his death. The yea…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/08/alexander-hamilton-slept-here