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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

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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

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Save Our State Parks (SOS Parks)

Check out the Flier for Parks Advocacy Day next Wednesday.  Print it out and put it up!

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