N.Y. town urged to reacquire Bristol Beach State Park

(Feb. 6, 2013) -- Over 45 years ago, the Saugerties Town Board let the state take over Bristol Beach. Since then, there has been no development of internal roads, recreation or picnic areas, and no formal trails. Now a member of the town's Conservation Advisory Committee (CAC) would like the town to consider reacquiring the property so it can make improvements, writes the Saugerties Times.

Give back this Valentine’s Day

(Feb. 6, 2013) -- Finding the perfect gift for your valentine can seem daunting, but the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has compiled the resources to help you create the perfect Valentine's Day experience - one that also gives back, the NPF announced Tuesday.