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New York's Newest State Park

Buffalo Harbor State Park was dedicated in October, bringing the City of Buffalo its first state park.
The City of Buffalo has its first state park. In October, the Commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Rose Harvey, dedicated Buff…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/buffalo-harbor-state-park

Calling all End-to-Enders, Class of 2017

Have you completed the Erie Canalway Trail in 2017? We want to hear from you!
Each year, hundreds of people complete the 360-mile Erie Canalway Trail. These people are called End-to-Enders and are part of a small but growing group of Erie Canalway Trail ent…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/calling-all-end-enders-class-2017

Donate in Honor of Your Favorite Park or Trail on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that kicks off the charitable season. It’s a wonderful reminder to take stock of what issues really speak to you and take action to support them.
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that kicks off the charitable season when many people are planning their holiday and year-end giving. It’s a wonderful reminder to take st…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/donate-honor-your-favorite-park-or-trail-givingtuesday

Work continues on Empire State Trail

The temperatures may be cooling down, but the work to complete the Empire State Trail by 2020 is only beginning to heat up.
The temperatures may be cooling down, but the work to complete the Empire State Trail by 2020 is only beginning to heat up. Albany – Hudson Electric Trail The 35-mi…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/work-continues-empire-state-trail

Grants Deadline Approaching

Friday, December 8 is the last day to apply for the third round of Park and Trail Partnership Program grants.
The deadline for Park and Trail Partnership Program grant applications is less than one month away. Over the past two years the grants have funded $900,000 in projects and leverag…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/grants-deadline-approaching

New Study Finds State Park System Is Robust Economic Engine

A new economic study commissioned by PTNY finds that the NYS Park System supports $5 billion in sales and 54,000 private-sector jobs. Each dollar of state funding supports $9 of sales throughout the state.
A new economic study commissioned by PTNY finds that the NYS Park System supports $5 billion in sales, 54,000 jobs, and more than $2.8 billion in additional state GDP. Each dollar…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/new-study-finds-state-park-system-robust-economic-engine

#SaveLWCF

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) coalition has launched a 52-week countdown to highlight 52 years of important work and ensure LWCF's continuation.
To celebrate 52 years of accomplishing important recreation and conservation projects, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has launched a 52 week success story project tha…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2017/11/savelwcf