Chapter News

Paddle Splashes July 2022 Issue

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Rumney Together Climbing Festival Draws More than 100 Participants

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By RJ Lau, Co-Chair of the Climbing Committee Over the weekend…

Join a Trail Maintenance Project at Pelham Bay Park

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If you’re one of the 8 billion people on the planet, you’re…

Itinerary for the New York-North Jersey Chapter’s Annual Picnic Weekend in 2022

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Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2022 Schedule of Events Meeting…

Meet John DiStefano, the New Urban Trails Supervisor

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Please welcome John DiStefano, the new Urban Trails Supervisor…

April 2022 Issue of Paddle Splashes

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Seeking Wilderness First Aid Instructors

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Do you have what it takes to teach people what to do if an emergency…

Activity Leaders Will Be Recognized for Organizing Earth Day Activities

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To mark Earth Day on Friday, April 22, the New York/Northern…

$3 Billion Restore Mother Nature Bond Act

In April 2021, New York State took a major step forward for the environment by approving the annual budget which includes provision for a $3 billion bond, the Restore Mother Nature Bond Act. It will be placed on the ballot for approval by voters in the November 2022 general election. If approved by voters, projects […]

Protecting Public Lands and Rivers

On February 26, 2021, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act. It now awaits action by the Senate. This act designates several new wilderness areas, protects portions of rivers as components of the National Wild and Scenic River System (NWSRS), expands some existing National Monuments and National Recreation Areas, […]

Executive Order on Climate – 30X30

On January 27, 2021, President Joe Biden issued a far-reaching Executive Order on Climate with ambitious environmental and conservation goals. Among the many areas within this Executive Order is a section (216 – Conserving Our Nation’s Lands and Waters) to support ’30X30” i.e. protection of at least 30% of the country’s land and water by […]