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Planting Fields Foundation and NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Prepare to Replant the Iconic Beech Copse at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

Planting Fields Foundation (“the Foundation”) and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (“NYS Parks”) announced today that the restoration of the Beech Copse, an important early action step from the 2019 Planting Fields Cultural Landscape Report (CLR) originally planned for March 2020, will take place this spring. Completed with the […]
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2021 Ice Cream Truck Permit Opportunity

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region, is accepting applications for ice cream truck opportunities at Belmont Lake, Heckscher, Hempstead Lake and Valley Stream State Parks from May 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021. There is a fee of $500.00 that is required for each park. For additional […]
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2021 Annual Caumsett Fishing Permit

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region would like to advise that the 2021 Annual Caumsett Fishing Permit will only be sold via online submission through DocuSign. There will be no in-person sales at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve or the Regional Permit Office. The permit will […]
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2020 Virtual Summer Run Series

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce they will be hosting the 2020 Summer Run Series virtually. The race series is sponsored by Newsday, Natural Heritage Trust, 106.1 WBLI, 102.3 WBAB, Super Runners Shop, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Dole, Boening Brothers, Performax and Wildplay Elements Park. This […]
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New York State Park Lifeguard Opportunity on Long Island

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) is hiring new lifeguards for the summer season with no prior certification required. There are positions available at Montauk/Hither Hills, Wildwood, Orient, Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Heckscher & Sunken Meadow State Parks. New York State Park lifeguards must meet certain eligibility