Monthly Archives: October 2010

State Park Attendance Up But Park Budget Way Down, Are Park Closures Again On The Horizon?

Attendance at state parks is up 3.5 percent; 1.4 million more park visitors enjoyed the 178 parks and 35 historic sites that make up the State Park System this summer than last. However, the State Parks agency had to accommodate … Continue reading

Posted in Parks | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

News from State Parks

Farewell to popular Parks Commissioner Carol Ash resigned as Commissioner of the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) effective Oct. 13. OPRHP Executive Deputy Commissioner Andy Beers has been appointed Acting Commissioner by Governor Paterson. Building upon … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Capacity Building Grants available for park and trail groups

Parks & Trails New York is offering a new round of Capacity Building Grants for park and trail groups in New York State. The grants, of up to $3,000, will enable not-for-profits to better fulfill their missions; improve their reach, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment