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Catskill Park Awareness Day 2016

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in News, Our Catskills | 0 comments

FEBRUARY 9, 2016 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM MEETING ROOM 5, EMPIRE STATE PLAZA NYS Capitol / Legislative Office Building Albany, NY 12224 RSVP Here: #CatskillParkAwarenessDay Welcome to Catskill Park Awareness Day 2016 Help build a modern park Each year the Catskill Park Coalition gathers in Albany to meet with legislators to discuss the urgent needs of the Catskill Park and Forest Preserve. This annual Catskill Park Awareness Day event last year generated an historic line item for the region under New York State Department of Environmental...

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$500K in Support to Build a Modern Park!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in News | 0 comments

$500K in Support to Build a Modern Park!

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Balsam Mt

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Our Catskills | 0 comments

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Catskill Park Awareness Day 2014 Pays Off!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The results are in, and they show that our 49 representatives from 28 Catskill environmental and community groups speaking with one voice made an impression on state officials during our February 25 visit to Albany. The tally: Our land acquisition priority to protect the entirety of Balsam Mountain was fulfilled when the DEC closed on the purchase of 560 acres of in-holdings (see the article). The Catskill Interpretive Center received $85,000 for building a fire tower at the site as well as constructing trails. While this was less than we had asked for, it represents a good start in adding...

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Balsam Mountain Fully Protected: Other Acquisitions to be Pressed

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in News | 0 comments

On May 20, 2014, the Coalition stood witness to the successful closure on one of its 2014 land acquisition priorities – the 590-acre collection of parcels that puts 3600-foot Balsam Mountain wholly in the Forest Preserve.  Kathy Moser, whose devotion to the Catskill Park has been extraordinary, represented the Governor and DEC as the three tracts were transferred into State ownership and became “forever wild” protected lands.  The acquired parcels lie next to the 1200-acre Big Indian Parcel that DEC has already bought and classified. The Coalition will continue to press for other...

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