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Support the Empire State Trail on March 2

Join PTNY and our partners on March 2 for Empire State Trail Day, a day of legislative advocacy in support of the Empire State Trail. If you can't make it to Albany you can still make a difference.
The Empire State Trail is a new proposal to Close the Gaps in the Erie Canalway Trail, as well as building a connected trail system between New York City and the Canadian border -…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/support-empire-state-trail

Take a Stand for Parks on March 13

Registration is now open for Park Advocacy Day on March 13. Participating in Park Advocacy Day is easy, meaningful and, most of all, fun.
Each year, Parks & Trails New York and the Open Space Institute's Alliance for New York State Parks organize the annual Park Advocacy Day as a show of support for New York’s 215 s…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/take-stand-parks

V-Day Quiz! Which NYS Park Is Your Perfect Match?

Take this personality quiz to find out which park will be your Valentine!
Love is in the air and our state parks have some of the cleanest, freshest air around. What is your perfect park match? Take this personality quiz to find out which park will be y…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/whats-your-perfect-park-match

Tell Your #NYTrailTale

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for trails in New York State, with new funding proposed and great resources available to help you find your next adventure. That's why we're kicking off #NYTrailTales, a movement to let trail enthusiasts show how they…
New York has a great multi-use trail system. We have destination trails like the Erie Canalway Trail that showcase New York’s heritage. We have trails that provide great scenic vi…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/tell-your-nytrailtale

Be a Trailblazer

Did you know that you can ride with us on our Cycle the Erie Canal tour for only $100 and help raise awareness for our work to Close the Gaps in the Erie Canalway Trail? Find out what motivated Linda VanDeMortel to become a Trailblazer.
Did you know that you can ride with us on our Cycle the Erie Canal tour for only $100 and help raise awareness for our work to Close the Gaps in the Erie Canalway Trail? As a Trai…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/be-trailblazer-and-help-us-close-gaps-your-erie-canalway-trail-ride

Protecting Parkland

PTNY joined Natural Resources Defense Council and Sierra Club in submitting an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief on an important park alienation court case that could have broad implications for protection of parkland.
PTNY joined the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club in submitting an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief on an important park alienation (the taking of par…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/protecting-parkland

Harney & Sons Love I Love My Park Day

Thank you Harney & Sons for generously supporting I Love My Park Day for the 4th year as a Champion Sponsor! 
Thank you Harney & Sons for generously supporting I Love My Park Day for the 4th year as a Champion Sponsor! When John Harney began creating craft tea blends out of his basemen…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/02/harney-sons-love-i-love-my-park-day