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George W. Perkins Award Reception

The George W. Perkins Award was established by Parks & Trails New York to honor outstanding environmental leadership and public service. The Award is name for George W. Perkins,…… http://ptny.org/events/annual-reception

Bike Friendly

OPEN FOR BUSINESS BIKE FRIENDLY NEW YORKA new business certification program to promote bicycle tourism along the Erie Canalway Trail and across…… http://ptny.org/get-involved/bike-friendly

Bikes and Birds Bring Business in Western New York

PTNY hit the road in October, touting Canalway Trail tourism as an economic development tool at two events in Wayne County.
TNY and the NYS Canal Corporation hit the road in October, bringing Bicyclists Bring Business events to the Wayne County communities of Savannah and Newark. The Evening Program …… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/11/bikes-and-birds-bring-business-wayne-county

Erie Catt Rail Trail Springs to Life with Trail Opening

Trail openings are always a happy occasion, but cutting the ribbon on Pop Warner Rail Trail in Springville was especially gratifying for local trail advocates and PTNY.
Trail openings are always a happy occasion, but cutting the ribbon on Pop Warner Rail Trail in Springville was especially gratifying for local trail advocates and PTNY. Parks & T…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/11/trail-opening

All Aboard

State parks throughout New York are beginning to implement shuttle buses for tourists—a concept that can yield great benefits for both visitors and the local tourist economy.
In May of 2016, the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (NFNHA) area opened up a new component of their park to the public—a shuttle bus. The ride, named “Discover Niagara,” runs …… http://ptny.org/news-and-media/you-gotta-have-friends/2016/11/niagara-falls-shuttle-bus

Grants Deadline Approaching

A reminder to state park and historic site Friends groups: the application deadline for the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program is December 2, 2016.
Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) would like to remind all Friends groups of State parks or Historic sites that the application deadline for the NYS Park and Trail Partnership Progra…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/11/grants-deadline-approaching

Friends, Friends, Friends

From the end of September through the beginning of November, Parks & Trails New York (PTNY), in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), hosted five regional Friends gatherings across New York Sta…
From the end of September through the beginning of November, Parks & Trails New York (PTNY), in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Prese…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/11/2016-friends-gatherings-recap

PTNY’s Advocacy Helps Secure Millions for Trails Across New York State

PTNY helps steer more than $14 million to trail projects in Rochester, Syracuse, and Long Island
In January, thanks to much effort by Senator Chuck Schumer, the United States Department of Transportation announced that more than $207 million of expired earmarks would be avail…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/11/ptnys-advocacy-helps-secure-millions-trails-across-new-york-state