Parks Corner

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 […]
Parks Corner

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 […]