ALBANY — Governor Kathy Hochul announced the addition of nearly 1,200 acres to three state parks in the Hudson Valley, expanding New York State’s open space protection and ensuring the conservation of large blocks of contiguous forest land. The new park includes 946 acres at Hudson Highlands State Park PreserveRead More →

Every few years, the West Virginia legislature attempts to privatize state parks, officials say. This year, that attempt can be veiled in Senate Bill 485 – a complex bill that extends private leases from 25 to 50 years, removes all legislative scrutiny, as well as any restrictions on types ofRead More →

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Outdoor Recreation Council of BC has been advocating since its inception in 1976 for the consolidation of government responsibilities for parks, trails and recreational sites. Goldstream Provincial Park. Vancouver Sun Content of the article Outdoor enthusiasts have welcomed a provincial shakeup, announced in Tuesday’s budget,Read More →