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Dylan Carey Returns to Capital Region

Dylan Carey has joined us as our new Project Coordinator.
Dylan joined Parks and Trails New York in July 2018 as a Project Coordinator. Dylan moved back to his native Capital Region after having spent the previous five years living in …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/08/dylan-carey-returns-capital-region

Summer swimming

Just look at the bountiful choices our state parks have to offer!
Summer is flying by and if you haven’t gotten your swimming in for this season, here are a few of the 100+ New York State Park swimming opportunities. From sandy beaches and refre…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/08/summer-swimming

Be our Intern!

Are you looking for an internship that provides valuable insight and first-hand experience in the environmental field? If so, apply for PTNY’s Arthur Savage Internship Program.
The Arthur V. Savage Internship Program offers an opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to work in Albany to help shape policies, organize grassr…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/08/be-our-intern

Local Friends Groups

Local Friends Groups With the help of a grant from the Bender Family Foundation, we want to extend our resources to volunteer “Friends” groups that care for local parks, historic s…… https://www.ptny.org/our-work/support/local-friends-groups

#SAVELWCF

Unless we act now, our nation's most important conservation and recreation program will expire September 30.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is in its 52nd year of conservation and recreation success. But it will expire on September 30, 2018 if Congress doesn’t act. The LW…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/08/savelwcf

20 Years & Rolling: Cycle the Erie Canal Bike Tour Reaches New Heights

This year more than 700 cyclists and volunteers helped PTNY celebrate 20 years on the trail. It was a truly memorable tour with exceptional weather greeting riders each morning and newly paved trail sections making the route more enjoyable and accessible …
Biking. Great scenery. Fun people. Big city lights and charming small towns. Sounds like a pretty nice vacation, right? Add in Erie Canal history, moveable tent cities, and grea…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/08/20-years-rolling-cycle-erie-canal-bike-tour-reaches-new-heights