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Summer Solstice Events

It's that time of year again to kick off your shoes and soak up some sunshine! Check out events across New York State to celebrate the longest day of the year.
It's that time of year again to kick off your shoes and soak up some sunshine! Check out events across New York State to celebrate summer. 1. Summer Solstice Ride at De Veaux Woo…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/06/summer-solstice

Student Conservation Association(SCA) Volunteers on I Love My Park Day

In 2018, 60 SCA members pitched in at 30 parks and historic sites across the state for I Love My Park Day. In some cases, SCA members help plan projects, manage volunteers and do outreach for the event.
In all of our volunteer events, PTNY strives to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in caring for and stewarding parks and trails. We have a particular interest in attractin…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2018/06/t

Tick Talk

An aggressive state initiative to control Lyme and tick-borne diseases by controlling tick populations on public lands and through increased public awareness.
Now that the warmer weather is here, people will be heading out to enjoy the many parks, trails and historic sites throughout New York, it’s important to remember to be safe while…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2018/06/tick-tips

Trail and Bike/Ped Funding Available

Is your community looking to build a multi-use trail or improve walking and biking facilities? $100M in transportation funding is now available. The application deadline is Aug 16. HOWEVER, applicants must participate in a webinar (last one scheduled for …
On May 18, 2018, Governor Cuomo announced the availability of $100 million in transportation funding to support and enhance community growth and revitalize downtowns. The fund…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/06/funding-available-alternative-transportation-and-clean-air-projects

Calling all End-to-Enders

Will 2018 be the year that you complete your End-to-End journey on the Erie Canalway Trail? Park & Trails NY and the NYS Canal Corporation want to recognize your accomplishment, and help you plan your adventure.
Whether you hike, bike, or kayak, completing the entire 360-mile Erie Canalway Trail is an accomplishment worth celebrating. In 2012, Parks & Trails New York and the New York Stat…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/06/calling-all-end-enders

Meet our New Development Director

Lauren Haberland joins Parks & Trails New York with over 10 years of non-profit development experience.
A New York native, Lauren brings over 10 years of non-profit development experience to Parks and Trails New York. She holds an Associate’s degree in Interior Design and a Bachel…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/06/welcome-our-new-director-development

A Welcome Mat for Canalway Trail Cyclists

Cyclists and other users on the Canalway Trail are encouraged to visit Bike Friendly New York-certified businesses on their next trail outing.
Introduced in May 2017, Bike Friendly New York (BFNY) is a certification program for businesses that provides special accommodations for cyclists. The program enhances the experie…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/06/welcome-mat-canalway-trail-cyclists

Tick Control in our Parks

Governor Cuomo announced an aggressive initiative is underway to control Lyme and tick-borne diseases by controlling tick populations on public lands and through increased public awareness.
Now that the warmer weather is here, people will be heading out to enjoy the many parks, trails and historic sites throughout New York. It’s important to remember to be safe while…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/06/tick-control-state-parks

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