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Land and Water Conservation Fund

Find your congress person Call your Congress person and tell him or her you support the Senate decision AND that FULL DEDICATED FUNDING IS VITAL UPDATE: FEBRUARY 12, 2019: …… https://www.ptny.org/our-work/advocate/priorities/land-and-water-conservation-fund

Land and Water Conservation Fund

On September 30th, Congress allowed the Land and Water Conservation Fund to expire, leaving critically important conservation projects in limbo. Contact your congressperson and ask for his or her support!
The Land and Water Conservation Fund Needs Our Help! Please contact your Representatives right away. It’s easy! What is the Land and Water Conservation Fund? The La…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/general-blog/2018/12/land-and-water-conservation-fund

Plans for New Year's Day?

Across the nation, people celebrate the first day of the New Year with a hike. Many New York parks, historic sites, and outdoor sites are participating in this tradition. On January 1st, be one of the tens of thousands of Americans who are welcoming 2019 …
Got any plans for January 1, 2019? Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will be putting on their hiking shoes on New Year's Day. First Day Hikes celebrate our extraordinary state p…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/12/first-day-hikes

We Were Honored

We were honored to be one of six organizations to receive the Environmental Excellence Award this year for our annual statewide spring cleaning event.
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) was honored to receive the Environmental Excellence award from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation for I Love My Park Day (ILMPD) in pa…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/12/i-love-my-park-day-wins-environmental-award

Winter Birds in Our State Parks

Winter can be a magical time to spend outdoors. With less foliage, it can be easier to spot wildlife, especially birds.
Winter can be a magical time to spend outdoors. With less foliage, it can be easier to spot wildlife, especially birds. There are many species of birds that spend winter in the No…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/12/birds-our-state-parks

Our Legislative Wish List

We're looking forward to renewed support for New York's great outdoor spaces in the upcoming legislative session, with or without the wrapping paper.
For park and trail lovers, the holidays are a time to be thankful for the efforts of volunteers and decision makers whose work has strengthened New York's spectacular outdoor plac…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/12/legislative-wish-list

M&T Bank Loves Parks

M&T Bank loves parks and we love M&T for supporting I Love My Park Day, our annual day of giving back to the parks we love.
On I Love My Park Day, always the first Saturday in May, volunteers from across the state participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York’s outdoor plac…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2018/12/mt-bank-loves-parks

The LWCF needs your support

What is the Land and Water Conservation Fund? The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is a visionary, bipartisan federal funding program for protecting our nation’s speci…… https://www.ptny.org/news-and-media/general-blog/2018/12/save-lwcf