New York State Announces Grant for Gunks Greenway Project

Looking south along the Shawangunk Ridge in summer.

Looking south along the Shawangunk Ridge in summer.

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is among 53 New York land trusts that will receive funding for land preservation work in 2012-2013 from the Conservation Partnership Program. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Land Trust Alliance announced grants, totaling $1.4 million, April 23 in Rochester. These grants are funded through New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and will be matched by a total of $1.2 million in private and local funding. The $27,000 grant to the Trail Conference will support its Gunks Greenway project along the southern Shawangunk Ridge. Read the entire article on our website.

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Since 1920, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has partnered with parks to create, protect, and promote a network of more than 2,100 miles of public trails in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region. The Trail Conference organizes volunteer service projects that keep these trails open, safe, and enjoyable for the public. We publish maps and books that guide public use of these trails. The Trail Conference is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization with a membership of 10,000 individuals and 100 clubs with a combined membership of 100,000 active, outdoor-loving people.
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One Response to New York State Announces Grant for Gunks Greenway Project

  1. Lily says:

    That’s a good news, because it will help to protect our mother nature and it will also preserve trees that plays a big role to our environment

    Lily
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