Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Action Alert - NY State Parks

Access Alert - NY State Budget Shortfall puts Peter's Kill on the chopping block!
Due to an historic $8 billion budget gap, NY State Governor Paterson recently proposed closing 55 parks and historic sites (Full List), including the Peter's Kill climbing area in Minnewaska State Park.
Take Actions!
We're asking climbers to speak up and let the NY State Parks Dept know that closing parks is not the solution.
The Access Fund has a quick and easy way to voice your opinion and keep these parks open.
Other Resources:Full article from NY Times
Press Release from NY State Parks Department

1 comment:

  1. ironic that in closing parks, the NY State Govt will be decreasing tourism at a time when that revenue is desperately needed.