Monthly Archives: January 2012

Where are the Trillium?

Mark DeCracker, a park and trail advocate from Western NY, send us this short documentary about the disappearance of Trillium, a native wildflower. Mark writes “How many generations have walked here, and stood in wonderment at the sight of these … Continue reading

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National Report Ranks Cities and States for Bicycling and Walking

In a new report, Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report, the Alliance for Biking & Walking ranks all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities on bicycling and walking levels, safety, funding, and other factors. … Continue reading

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Energy, Rail, & Broadband from NYC to Montreal. Trails, too?

Read more about the Regional Plan Association’s concept to align infrastructure (both  physical and digital superhighways). The NY outdoors blog asks, why not trails, too?

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Deadline today! Tell DEC to Protect Parks & Trails

Today is the final day to submit comments on DEC’s flawed plan for fracking in NY. While the proposal includes a ban on surface drilling in state-owned parks and trails, the proposed regulations do not go far enough to protect … Continue reading

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Breaking good news for parks!

Gov. Cuomo announced in his State of the State address improvements for 48 state parks and historic sites as part of a New York Works Fund and Task Force: The NY Works Fund and Task Force We have a great … Continue reading

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