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Canal Clean Sweep

Parks & Trails New York and the NYS Canal Corporation host a weekend of volunteer events along the New York State Canal System to prepare it for the summer season. Typically, more than 150 community groups hold over 100 events accross the State, with esti…
How Clean Sweep Works Adopt-a-Trail Another way to show your appreciaton for the Canalway Trail is by adopting a trail section through the Adopt-a-Trail program. Contact PTNY at …… https://www.ptny.org/events/canal-clean-sweep

Trails Across New York Campaign

Parks & Trails New York announced the launch of our Trails Across New York campaign March 18, as outdoor enthusiasts and trail groups from across the state gathered in Albany for a day of legislative advocacy on trails.
As part of Trails Advocacy Day on March 18 in the State Capitol, PTNY announced the launch of the Trails Across New York campaign. The new effort's launch came as outdoor enthusia…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/04/ptny-and-partners-announce-launch-trails-across-new-york-campaign

Spring (Cleaning) is in the Air

Canal Clean Sweep is an annual rite of passage for the New York State Canal System and Canalway Trail. Show your love for your local trail section by volunteering at a local clean up.
Spring is truly in the air, and in upstate New York that means crowds of walkers, joggers, hikers, and bikers returning to their favorite sections of the Canalway Trail. But befor…… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/04/spring-cleaning-air

Why'd the salamander cross the road?

You may have heard “Why'd the chicken cross the road?”  But, what about the salamander? Every spring salamanders migrate from woodlands to vernal pools, putting themselves at risk as they cross busy roads.
April showers don’t only bring May flowers – they also bring thousands of salamanders. For New Yorkers, you may get a chance to see special nighttime visitors this month. Various …… https://www.ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2019/04/why-did-salamander-cross-road