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Honoring Fran Gotcsik

Friends and colleagues gathered last month to honor Fran Gotcsik's legacy of developing trails throughout New York that people will be enjoying far into the future. Although Fran is officially retired she will be continuing her work with PTNY as a consult…
Retirement parties can be bittersweet affairs. They often require that perfect mix of cheerfulness for the retiree with the sadness for their departure. The former prevailed on Ja…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/honoring-fran-gotcsik

5,000 Getting Our Tweets. Sweet!

We now have 5,000 followers on Twitter. Join the conversation and start following us today. We're also on Facebook and Instagram.
Since 2010 PTNY staff and interns have successfully used Twitter to mold our message into 140-characters-or-less statements and re-tweet snippets that support our work. As of earl…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/5000-getting-our-tweets

Speak Up for Parks and the Environment

Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget includes historic investments in state park infrastructure, environmental programs, and Friends organizations. But it isn’t a done deal yet.Join us in Albany February 29 for Park Advocacy Day to help make sure these import…
Each year, Parks & Trails New York and the Open Space Institute's Alliance for New York State Parks organize the annual Park Advocacy Day as a show of support for New York’s 215 s…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/speak-parks-and-environment

PTNY is History

With 30 years of experience under our belt, we're preserving our legacy for posterity by donating our historic work to the SUNY Albany archives.
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) has been working to expand, protect, and promote a network of parks, trails, and open spaces throughout our state for the past 30 years. Now that wo…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/ptny-history

Nalgene on Tap

From the lab to the trail, Nalgene is the leader when it comes to reusable water bottles. The Rochester-based company will again be sponsoring our Cycle the Erie Canal tour.
From the lab to the trail, Nalgene is the leader when it comes to reusable water bottles. Parks & Trails New York is proud to announce the Rochester-based company will once again …… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/nalgene-on-tap

Cycle the Erie Canal for $100

Do you want to support PTNY’s work along the Erie Canalway Trail and ride our Cycle the Erie Canal tour summer for only $100? Become a Cycle the Erie Canal Trailblazer.
Do you want to support PTNY’s work along the Erie Canalway Trail and ride in our Cycle the Erie Canal Tour this summer for only $100? Become a Cycle the Erie Canal Trailblazer tod…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/cycle-the-erie-canal-100

Visit Us at Upcoming Expos

Visit us March 5/6 at the Adirondack Sports Summer Expo in Saratoga Springs and April 29/30 at Bike Expo New York in New York City.
Interested in learning more about the Erie Canalway Trail and Parks & Trails New York? Come visit us on March 5 and 6 at the Adirondack Sports Summer Expo in Saratoga Springs an…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/visit-us-expos

Celebrate Earth Day and Feel Good

Celebrate Earth Day by registering your event for the 11th annual Canal Clean Sweep, April 22-24.
Help Parks & Trails New York and the NYS Canal Corporation celebrate Earth Day by registering your event for the 11th annual Canal Clean Sweep. This year's event, scheduled for Ea…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/02/celebrate-earth-day-feel-good