• November, 2015

  • PTNY in the New York Times

    A story on the renaissance of the NYS Park System in Tuesday’s New York Times refers to PTNY’s report, Parks at a Turning Point, as sounding the alarm almost a decade ago about the system’s ailing infrastructure....

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  • Grants Deadline Approaching

    The deadline is fast approaching for Parks & Trails New York's brand new Park and Trail Partnership Program grants. Submit your proposal by December 4 to be in the running!...

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  • Friends Get Together

    Throughout October, Friends of State Parks and Historic Sites gathered to share ideas, tips, and some fall fun. PTNY partnered with NYS Parks to host five regional Friends meetings, from Letchworth to Long Island....

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  • Close the Gaps Ride

    ​Cyclists recently called on Governor Cuomo to fund completion of the statewide Erie Canalway Trail as part of the first Close the Gaps ride hosted by Parks & Trails New York and Bike Barn Cycling and Fitness....

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  • Park(ing) Day Fun

    PTNY took over two prime parking spaces in Albany in September, turning them into a campground and trail as part of the annual world event....

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  • A Warm Welcome

    We are pleased to welcome Meegan Finnegan as our new Director of Development....

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  • Another Potential Adirondack Rail-Trail

    The Adirondack Recreational Trail proposed between Lake Placid and Remsen (Old Forge) is not the only game in town with it comes to rail-trails in the Adirondacks. The future of another rail corridor, which follows the Hudson, Boreas and Opalescent Rivers, is also in question....

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  • Syracuse Competition to Close the Gaps

    The City of Syracuse and Town of DeWitt are thinking outside the box and holding a competition to generate design input and a community vision to close a challenging four-mile gap in the Erie Canalway Trail....

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  • September, 2015

  • New Grant Program for Friends Groups

    Parks & Trails New York and the NYS Office of Parks, Preservation and Historic Preservation, with support from Governor Cuomo, are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program....

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  • Act Now to Protect our Greenspaces

    New York State is home to beautiful and diverse natural areas, from 1,000-acre parks to priceless urban pocket greenspaces. For over 50 years, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has helped to protect these natural areas and the wildlife within them. Please help preserve the LWCF....

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