• January, 2016

  • 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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  • Celebrate the Season at a Park

    This holiday season, New York's parks and historic sites have events for all ages, all across the state....

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  • Get Ready to Cycle the Erie Canal in 2016

    Parks & Trails New York’s 18th Cycle the Erie Canal tour is an eight day, fully supported bike ride across New York State’s historic Erie Canal Corridor. This year’s tour will depart Buffalo July 10 and arrive in Albany on July 17....

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  • For Your Reading Pleasure

    Every year Parks & Trails New York likes to reflect on the accomplishments, successes, and challenges we experienced over the course of the preceding months. This all comes together in Greenspace--our eye-catching, printed publication delivered right to the hands of those who helped make the stories possible....

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  • Speaking Out for Parks and Trails All Year Long

    Things may be quieter in Albany in the Fall, but our advocacy on behalf of New York’s parks is a year-round effort....

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