• January, 2019

  • Trails Get a Boost

    Trail projects from around the state received an early holiday present in December with the announcement of $2.7 million in state grants....

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  • New Parks Commissioner

    Congratulations to our longtime partner and colleague, Erik Kulleseid, who has been tapped to take over the helm of the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation....

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  • New York's Wintertime Beach Bums

    While most New Yorkers are zipping their coats and bundling up during the winter months, a group of out-of-towners are heading for the beaches of New York City and Long Island....

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  • Canalway Trail Partnership Reached New Heights in 2018

    For more than 20 years, Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) and the New York State Canal Corporation have worked together to nurture trail development and promote visitation on the Canalway Trail system. These efforts paid off in 2018....

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  • New Senate Chairs of Senate, Park and Environment Committees

    Congrats to Senator José M. Serrano, who has been appointed Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, and Senator Todd Kaminsky, who has been tapped to chair the Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee....

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  • Corning Loves New York's Parks

    One of the world’s leading innovators in materials science will be joining us again this year as a sponsor for I Love My Park Day!...

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  • December, 2018

  • 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....

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  • 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....

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  • 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....

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  • 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 with a hike....

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