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New State Park Celebrates Legacy of Shirley Chisholm

This summer, Brooklyn residents will be welcoming a new State Park. Shirley Chisholm State Park honors the late Congresswoman who committed herself to advocacy and equity.
This summer, a new State Park will be opening in Jamaica Bay, Brooklyn. Shirley Chisholm State Park is a part of Governor Cuomo’s “Vital Brooklyn” initiative, which aims to have r…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/new-state-park-celebrates-legacy-shirley-chisholm

Legislators Briefed on Trails

PTNY and Assemblymember Patricia Fahy hosted a legislative briefing in Albany on Feb. 4 to discuss the future of the state's trail network in light of the soon-to-be-completed Empire State Trail.
With the new legislative session underway, legislators have begun crafting the budget for the upcoming fiscal year and considering legislation on statewide issues. Meanwhile, advo…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/active-transportation-breakfast-briefing

Join the Green Scarf Brigade for Park Advocacy Day

Join us on March 4 in Albany for Park Advocacy Day to voice your support for our park system to state legislators. It’s fun, it’s easy and it really makes a difference!
Join us on March 4, 2019 for Park Advocacy Day in Albany. This is a time to let your voice be heard by state legislators about the importance of continued support for the revitali…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/join-us-park-advocacy-day

Help Grow the Park and Trail Partnership Program

Just a few moments of your time will make an impact on parks, historic sites and public lands throughout our state.
Our Park and Trail Partnership Program (PTPP) funds grassroots Friends groups who contribute to the stewardship of New York State’s parks, trails, historic sites and public lands.…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/help-us-grow-partnership-grant-program

Making Memories: Share Your Story

The dark, rainy, cold, wet days of late winter have us thinking back to warmer times spent outside under clear blue skies. New York's great Parks are the perfect place to make memories.
The dark, rainy, cold, wet days of late winter have us thinking back to warmer times spent outside under clear blue skies. New York's great parks are the perfect place to make mem…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/making-memories-share-your-story

A Date with Parks

Need an idea for a Valentine's Day date location? We've got you covered!
Planning for Valentines Day can be stressful. Luckily, we've made an online, interactive quiz that will give you the perfect plan to woo your loved ones. To make it even better, t…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/valentines-day-dates-nys-parks

U.S. Senate Votes to Permanently Authorize LWCF

Good news! In a 92-8 vote, U.S. Senators supported passage of the Natural Resources Management Act, a public lands package that includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
Good news! In a 92-8 vote, U.S. Senators supported passage of the Natural Resources Management Act, a public lands package that includes permanent reauthorization of the Land a…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/02/great-news-public-lands

Taylor & Dobby

Taylor & Dobby Taylor and Dobbie rode the trail together in the summer of 2017. It was one section of her trek along the Northern Tier Bicycle Route. Read more about her adventure…… https://www.ptny.org/cycle-the-erie-canal/the-trail/rider-reviews-trail-travelers/taylor-dobby

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