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Parks and the environment get boost from Governor

Gov. Cuomo’s executive budget released last month includes positive news for New York’s parks and the environment. The budget includes $89 million for infrastructure improvements at 48 state parks and historic sites as part of the New York Works fund. … Continue reading

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No shortage of funding available for park and Trail projects

North Face Launches Explore Fund Grant Program Outdoor gear company the North Face has announced a program, of up to $2,500 per grant, that will awarded to nonprofit organizations that help children connect to nature, increase access to both front … Continue reading

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Environmental Protection Fund stays steady at $134 million

Kudos to Governor Cuomo for maintaining the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) at $134 million, the same level as last year. The EPF, which is funded through the NYS Real Estate Transfer Tax, provides funds for many environmental programs, including acquisition … Continue reading

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EPF grants available for urban forestry projects

Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grants are now available to municipalities, public benefit corporations, public authorities, school districts and not-for-profit organizations that have a public ownership interest in the property or are acting on behalf of a public property owner. Communities … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Village of Chittenango and Chittenango Creek Walk and Neighborhood Trail Committee

Donna Lynch and Bill Nickal of the Chittenango Creek Walk and Neighborhood Trail have just informed us of some very exciting news. Village Mayor Ronny Goeler received a letter today signed by Andy Beers, Acting Commissioner of NYSOPRHP, announcing that … Continue reading

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