Monthly Archives: June 2012

Be counted — be part of the 2012 NYS Trail User Count

Want to know how many people are using your multi-use trail each year?  Join the 2012 New York State Trail User Count. As part of efforts to implement recommendations of New York’s Statewide Trails Plan, PTNY will assist NYSOPRHP and other … Continue reading

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It’s serious: elimination of funding for biking and walking looms

Funding for programs that have done so much to support bicycling and walking for almost two decades are seriously threatened.  The House members of the conference committee charged with drafting new transportation legislation want to eliminate local governments’ ability to access federal … Continue reading

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Tips for handling negative media

What should you do if you receive negative coverage from the press? How should you handle critical comments on Facebook, Twitter, or other forums?   Join us for Handling Negative Media, the next webinar in CDC’s Soundbites series on publicity … Continue reading

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Park, trail, and greenway grants available through CFA process

Park, trail, and greenway grants available through CFA process Applications due July 16  The second round of funding for park, trail and greenway grants is now underway. Applications through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process are due July 16. Amongst … Continue reading

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Old Erie Canal path in DeWitt has re-opened

The Old Erie Canal path in DeWitt has now re-opened as crews continue to work to stop the flow of canal water into Butternut Creek. Canal Corp. officials meet today with representatives from the town of DeWitt and New York … Continue reading

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GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY PROJECTS

Grants of up to $10,000 are available to municipalities and not-for-profit corporations to implement the Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. The deadline for applying is July 20. … Continue reading

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Saratoga County’s Zim Smith Trail among 54 recognized

Nearly 1,400 miles of trails have been added to the National Trails System, according to a press release from the National Park Service. Spanning 23 states, the land and water trails provide opportunities for communities to connect to the great … Continue reading

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