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Parks and Environment Win Big in State Budget

State lawmakers squeaked out an on-time budget for that includes historic investments in state parks infrastructure, environmental programs, and grassroots Friends organizations. We've got the run down on what it means for New York's parks and trails.
Parks & Trails New York applauds the Governor, the State Senate, led by Majority Leader John Flanagan and Environmental Conservation Committee Chairman Thomas O'Mara, and the Stat…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/parks-and-environment-win-big-state-budget

Two Ways to Give Back

It’s the perfect season to get outdoors and do some spring cleaning – and why not both at the same time? Parks & Trails New York has two annual events coming up that gives you and your family, friends, or co-workers a chance to pitch in and enjoy New York…
It’s the perfect season to get outdoors and do some spring cleaning . Parks & Trails New York has two annual events coming up that give you and your family, friends, and co-worke…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/two-ways-give-back

Pop Quiz! How Well Do You Know Your New York State Parks?

Think you know your New York state parks and historic sites? Take this quiz to test your knowledge!
The oldest state park. The best state park in the nation. Think you know your New York state parks and historic sites? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! All photos court…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/do-you-know-your-new-york-state-parks

Win a Stay in an Historic Park Hotel

While a visit to one of New York’s gorgeous state parks might bring visions of tents and campfires to mind, a number of parks offer more luxurious accommodations that also provide a unique historical perspective. This spring, PTNY is excited to celebrate …
While a visit to one of New York’s gorgeous state parks might bring visions of tents and campfires to mind, a number of parks offer more luxurious accommodations that also provide…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/win-a-stay

Pour a Pint for PTNY

PTNY is teaming up with legendary Albany brewer Bill Newman and Davidson's Brothers brewpub for a night of "Trails 'N Ales" in Glens Falls.
A nice cold beer is a great way to end a day on the trail. We, at PTNY, agree, so we're pleased to be involved in a unique event that expands on the trails and ales theme. And, …… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/pour-pint-PTNY

Thinking bigger

Parks & Trails New York staff recently gathered with fellow trail groups from across the Northeast to discuss what the future holds for intra-state networks trail and active transportation development.
Parks & Trails New York, along with groups representing Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey and most other Northeast states, gathered in Connecticut last week for a conference to…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/thinking-bigger

eBikes on the Move

PTNY has plugged in to efforts to allow low speed electric-assisted bicycles, or "eBikes, to be used on New York's road and trails. eBikes bring bicycling to a wider audience by providing supplementary power for climbing hills or tackling longer rides.
Legislation has been introduced in the NYS Assembly and Senate that would allow the use of electric-assisted bicycles, or eBikes, on New York roads and other public facilities, re…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/04/ebikes-move-ny-state