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We Won! PTNY One of Two Winners of Reimagine the Canals Competition

Parks & Trails New York and our partner, Area4,  successfully guided the Erie Armada, a water- and craft brew-based festival concept to success in the Reimagine the Canals competition. 

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Another Gap Closed in Erie Canalway Trail

PTNY joined officials and trail advocates on October 3 to cut a ribbon on a new five-mile stretch of the Erie Canalway Trail.

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Night is a Great Time to Visit Parks...Especially in October

Fun activities abound in our state parks and historic sites after the sun sets throughout October.

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New Road and Intersection Safety Tool

A new tool from PTNY is available for local transportation planners and advocates to determine which intersections pose safety concerns for cyclists and pedestrians.

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Capital Region Trail Crossroads Host Events

Waterford and Cohoes played host to the annual Bicylists Bring Business Roundtable and Bike-a-Round.

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Park and Trail Partnership Grants
Now Open


Does your Friends group need funding to help support and steward a state park, trail, historic site or public land? 

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Celebrating and Honoring
AT&T New York




AT&T New York is receiving the George W. Perkins Award for its commitment to strengthening communities, protecting the environment, and improving lives.  

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Welcome New Arthur V. Savage Intern



A warm welcome to Hailey Hamias who has joined our team this fall as our Arthur V. Savage intern.


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    Short Takes / Resources

A National Park Service's podcast features our Project Director, James Meerdink, discussing the Erie Canalway Trail and importance of trails in New York State.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), America's most important conservation and recreation program, which has saved places in nearly every state and every county in the U.S., expired 9/30/2018. See New York's LWCF highlights, then take action to #SaveLWCF. 

New funding to connect Erie Canalway Trail to Niagara Falls and develop other trail enhancements in Buffalo.

Kingston, NY approves $1.7M in funding for rail-trail project to complete another mile of the 750-mile Empire State Trail.

What regions are experiencing peak fall foliage this weekend? Check out I Love NY's Fall Foliage Report map.
 
         






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