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Two opportunities to support NY’s parks and trails

The Governor’s budget proposal is good news for parks and trails. Now it’s up to the Legislature, and they need to hear from YOU. It’s important that legislators know their constituents support the Governor’s proposal and we have not one, … Continue reading

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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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Controversy spurs improvements at Niagara Falls State Park

After a New York Times travel article called Niagara Falls State Park “shabby” and “underfinanced” and a subsequent Buffalo News editorial deemed the situation a “galling state of affairs,” the State Parks agency responded by outlining a three-part improvement plan … Continue reading

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Heckscher State Park Pool closing indefinitely

Pool at popular L.I. state park closed indefinitely due to disrepair. Just another drop in the bucket of the $1 billion backlog of park capital needs. Our parks need more resources – it’s time for a new dedicated funding stream … Continue reading

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