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$450,000 Awarded to 21 Organizations

We are excited to officially announce the awardees of the Park and Trail Partnership Program grants dedicated to funding the stewardship and promotion of New York State parks, historic sites, and public lands.

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Empire State Trail: One Year In

It's been almost one year since the NYS Legislature approved $200 million to complete the nation's longest multi-use trail by 2020. All across the 750-mile Empire State Trail route, planning and design, and even construction, is well underway.

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Success for Park Advocacy 

Enthusiastic advocates arrived in Albany on Monday, March 5th to show support for the New York State park system.

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Development Director Position Available

We’re seeking a dynamic, goal-oriented candidate who enjoys the challenge of working on a variety of fundraising programs. Join our team!

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2018 Cycling Jersey
I Love My Park Day Coming May 5th

I Love My Park Day, the annual statewide volunteer event, now in its 7th year, will feature more than 100 locations. Registration opens March 20th.

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Intern Heads up Canalway Trail Spring Cleaning

In January, PTNY welcomed Catherine Lamberson to the team. Communication skills honed at the College of St. Rose will help Catherine as she assists in the coordination of Canal Clean Sweep, PTNY's annual Earth Day volunteer event on the Canalway Trail.

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Bike Friendly New York

Spring is right around the corner. Cycling vacations will begin soon! Is your business ready?

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AT&T Supports I Love My Park Day

We salute AT&T for its commitment to New York's parks and trails.

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    Short Takes / Resources

New York State parks attendance rose again in 2017, topping 71 million.

Evidence indicates cyclists may age better than those who don't bike.

Ice rinks? Aquatic centers? Nope. Buffalo residents want trails.

Registration is open for Walk Bike NY (March 28-29, Schenectady), a two-day statewide symposium that provides participants with the tools to work together to create walkable and bikeable communities. 


April 20-22
Canal Clean Sweep
May 5
I Love My Park Day

July 8-15
Cycle the Erie Canal
Bike Tour

TrailFinder Map--Find a Trail

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