• January, 2016

  • New Year, New Opportunities for Advocacy

    In January, the New York State legislature returns. Soon after PTNY will return to the halls of the Capitol to call for policies and funding that grow and protect New York’s great outdoor spaces. If you care about parks and trails, please join us for either Active Transportation or Park Advocacy Day, or both!...

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  • Cycle the Erie Canal 2016 Registration Now Open

    Rich history, scenery, and culture - and lots of cycling. There's no better time for an Erie Canalway Trail vacation. Registration is now open for Parks & Trails New York's 18th annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour....

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  • Winter Trail Running 101

    What makes snowshoeing so appealing is that there are no special skill sets or expensive lessons. Snowshoes are a great way to experience a run on your favorite trail this winter. ...

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  • Dr. Mower goes to Washington

    PTNY Board Chair Dr. Judith C. Mower headed to Washington in December to talk to lawmakers about the Land and Water Conservation Fund. And boy, was she successful!...

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  • Counting Heads on the Canalway Trail

    For the 11th straight year, volunteers assisted the New York State Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York in conducting the Canalway Trail Count Survey. This year's count confirmed another busy year on the Canalway Trail, with locals and visitors alike flocking to the statewide trail network. ...

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  • Meet our new Arthur V. Savage Intern

    Alison Baxter joins our staff this month as our new Arthur V. Savage Intern. Over the years we have valued the work of this program's aspiring students and recent graduates. We are happy to welcome Alison to our team!...

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  • December, 2015

  • Campaign to Save LWCF

    Congress broke its promise to the American people when it allowed the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to expire. Join PTNY's Campaign to Save the LWCF and help ensure that this vital conservation program becomes permanent, for the benefit of all New Yorkers!...

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  • Awards for Parks and Trails Statewide

    Find out about the Parks, Trails and Green Spaces that received funding through Regional Economic Development Council's Consolidated Funding Application....

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  • Feds Pass Long-term Transportation Bill

    After the US House and Senate reached agreement in conference committee, the President signed a long-term transportation bill into law on December 4, with a small increase in funding for walking and biking....

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  • Hit the Trail This Winter

    Winter is the perfect time to get outdoors and go for a walk, jog, or ride on one of the many trails in New York State. We’ve shared some of our favorites with you to enjoy. These trails are a great place to strap on a pair of boots, snowshoes, or cross-country skis and make good on your New Year’s resolution....

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