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Family Friendly Summer Hiking 101 & 201on the FLT

Information is now posted about the Hiking 101/201 program on the Finger Lakes Trail website. This is a series of 4 hikes on the last Sunday of June, July, August & September that are family friendly and are shorter than the FLTC traditional County Hike Series hikes. They have tried to select some of the […] […]

More trails and recreation open space in Huckleberry Ridge State Forest

For the trail map, visit http://www.nynjtc.org/files/NYNJTC_HuckleberryRidge2011_map1-HR.jpg source The Pike County Courier, link to original post Pike County hikers looking for new tracks to trek should try the newly expanded Huckleberry Ridge State Forest in nearby Deerpark and Greenville, N.Y. On June 3, representatives of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and the New York Department […] […]

Urban Environmental Trail opens at Sunnycrest Park in Syracuse

WYNN, Click here to watch VIDEO The Syracuse Parks Conservancy opened the area’s first Urban Environment Trail at Sunnycrest Park Friday. The trail took eight years to complete. The trail begins at Henninger High School, passes through Sunnycrest Parks’ McDermott Butterfly Garden and ends at the Louis Mariani Peace Garden. The trail’s creators are hoping […] […]

Dryer Road Park Prune June 26

Please come on out to DRP for the yearly pruning of these great single track trails. Trailblazers Bike Shop will provide Coffee, water and Donuts to get us fired up for the task at hand. Bring gloves, hand clippers, pruning saws and PLEASE do not forget bug repellant that has Deet. Thanks to all, Click […] […]

Plans Announced for New Motor Parkway Hiking Trail on Long Island

By Jim Mancari, Long Island Press, link to original post with PHOTOS Although historic Motor Parkway was rendered obsolete decades ago, some stretches of the roadway that have survived the passage of time are slated to become a new destination for outdoor enthusiasts on Long Island. Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced Friday a plan […] […]

Rails to Trails: is this Springville NY’s own golden tourism opportunity?

Rails to Trails: is this Springville NY’s own golden tourism opportunity? Filed under: Buffalo, Rail-trail, Trail Building, Western NY Tagged: Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail […]

Birding at the Garden

The Garden is an oasis for birds and birders alike […]

Morning Eye Candy: Peekaboo

I see you, little bird! […]

Picturing the Garden: Mama Robin

NYBG Member and photographer Laura Meyers sent this picture in to us. She says, “This nest is right off the bridge between the Twin Lakes. Took the picture this Friday, May 13. The Garden looks soooo beautiful this time of year.” […]

Birding Bite: The Warblers Are Here!

Warblers are tiny colorful birds that migrate from South America up to the Canadian border during our spring. The Garden is a flyway for these little critters, and birders turn out in the hundreds to see them here. […]