Monthly Archives: November 2011

Kingston Land Trust to hold annual benefit

The Kingston Land Trust hosts its annual benefit and mixer event at the Stockade Tavern located at 313 Fair Street in uptown Kingston on Sunday, December 4th 2011 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  Kingston’s urban land trust will update the community … Continue reading

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Erie Canalway Trail End-to-Ender Recognition Program

Have you bicycled or walked the full 360-mile length of the Erie Canalway Trail between Buffalo and Albany? If so, we want to recognize and reward your achievement. Anyone who has completed a journey along the entire Erie Canalway Trail, … Continue reading

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Our very first survey: What exclusively winter activities do you plan to engage in this upcoming season?

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Empire State Development Announces Final Schedule for Strategic Plan Presentations

Strategic Plan Review Committee Will Review and Assess Strategic Plans Presented By Ten Regional Economic Development Councils Empire State Development today announced the final schedule of presentations for the strategic plans submitted by the ten Regional Economic Development Councils. Each … Continue reading

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Western New England Greenway taking shape

The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area and the  Lake Champlain National Heritage Area have teamed up to develop a bicycle route linking New York City to Montreal, through Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont: The Western New England Greenway. A conference … Continue reading

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BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAMS UNDER ATTACK! Several are on the cutting room floor of a new Senate Bill

The following is directly from The Newsletter of National Association of Recreation Resource Planners: The full Senate Environmental and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously approved its bipartisan two-year highway reauthorization bill (S. 1813) today by an 18-0 vote. The bill, … Continue reading

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Google making strides to “streetview” parks

Trikes, outfitted with Google’s nine-lens panoramic camera systems, are cruising through places across the globe, mapping them, and then offering online Street View tours on Google Maps that would otherwise be impossible to map by using the car-based camera system … Continue reading

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Bicyclists Bring Business workshop hosted in Little Falls

In late October, Parks & Trails NY and NYS Canal Corporation held the 10thBicyclists Bring Business roundtable in Little Falls.  More than fifty people attended representing interests from avid cyclists to local business owners, redevelopment advocates, and elected officials.  Regardless … Continue reading

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