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Black Diamond Trail Opens

With ski season around the corner, the completion of the first 8.5-mile section of the Black Diamond Trail near Ithaca is welcome news.
Phase one of the long-awaited Black Diamond Trail has been completed in Tompkins County near Ithaca. This 8.5-mile stone dust trail stretches from Allan H Treman State Park Marina…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/black-diamond-trail

In memoriam: Rick Morse

Richard D. Morse, a long-time and dedicated Parks & Trails New York trustee, passed away on November 7. Rick joined the Board in 2009, lending his extensive knowledge and legislative experience to help us protect and promote parks and trails.
Richard D. Morse, a long-time and dedicated Parks & Trails New York trustee, passed away on November 7. Rick joined the Board in 2009, lending his extensive knowledge and legislat…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/memoriam-morse

19th annual Cycle the Erie Canal Tour kicks off July 9

Explore 200 years of history in modern day style during the 19th annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour this July. Read more.
Parks & Trails New York’s Cycle the Erie Canal is returning for its 19th year this July, just in time to celebrate the kick off of the bicentennial celebration of the Erie Canal. …… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/19th-annual-cycle-erie-canal-tour-kicks-july-9

Do You Love a Challenge?

Great news! Because PTNY’s Board of Directors believes so passionately in our work to protect, improve and advocate for parks and trails, they have issued a year-end challenge to all of our supporters: donate and the board will provide a dollar-for-dollar…
Great news! Because PTNY’s Board of Directors believes so passionately in our work to protect, improve and advocate for parks and trails, they have come together to issue a year…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/do-you-love-challenge

Ring in 2017 with a Hike!

On January 1, The Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation continues the tradition of offering family-friendly First Day Hikes at state parks and historic sites across the state.
Take a step toward conquering your New Year’s Resolution by going for a First Day Hike at one of New York’s beautiful state parks and historic sites! On January 1st, The Office of…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/ring-2017-hike

​Red or blue, voters support green

Although the focus in November was on the heated presidential race, voters across the country were also presented with park, conservation, and biking and walking ballot measures. For the most part, they voted yea.
Although the focus in November was on the heated presidential race, voters across the country were also presented with park, conservation, and biking and walking ballot measures. …… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/red-or-blue-voters-support-green

Action! Roll 'em!

Campers and local residents can now enjoy films under the stars, thanks to a Park and Trail Partnership Program grant awarded to the Friends of Chenango Valley State Park in the Southern Tier.
In April 2016, the Friends of Chenango Valley State Park were awarded the Stewardship and Public Access Capacity grant through the Park and Trail Partnership Program (PTPP). The P…… http://ptny.org/newsandmedia/e-news-1/2016/12/action-roll