The online volunteer registration process is underway for the 7th Annual “I Love My Park Day” on Saturday, May 5th at state parks and historic sites across New York, including events at several regional sites.
The statewide event, sponsored by Parks & Trails New York, in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and local groups, encourages volunteer efforts to enhance New York’s parks and historic sites and promote the entire park system. In 2017, over 8-THOUSAND volunteers took part in more than 250 cleanup, improvement and beautification projects at 125 state parks and historic sites, contributing more than 12-THOUSAND hours of volunteer service. The annual event has tripled in size since the inaugural event in 2012.
Events are scheduled for the Ithaca Dog Park adjacent to the Allan H. Treman Marine State Park, Robert H. Treman State Park, Stony Brook State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park and Two Rivers State Park Recreation Area.
Additional information, including an online registration process, is available on the Parks & Trails New York website, www.ptny.org