Thanks to Our Supporters! Spring 2019

May 12, 2019
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference


Thanks to Our Supporters! Spring 2019


Our appreciation goes to the following partners and foundations for supporting the work of the Trail Conference in 2019.

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Community Grants Fund of Putnam County A $2,000 grant supports the Steward Program at Breakneck Ridge.
John T. Sloper Community Fund 
A $2,500 grant trains Stewards and restocks the program’s medical supply kits at Breakneck Ridge.

Open Space Institute: Malcolm Gordon Charitable Fund

A $15,000 grant allows the Trail Conference to create a plan that will produce high-quality, sustainable trail solutions to accommodate visitors at Breakneck Ridge.

The Hyde and Watson Foundation

For the completion of a 1,200-foot long, 6-foot wide pedestrian pathway along Ramapo Valley Road, the Trail Conference was awarded $5,000. The path connects Ramapo Valley County Reservation to the Trail Conference’s historic headquarters, the Township of Mahwah Continental Soldiers Field, and Ramapo College of New Jersey.

New York State Environmental Protection Fund: Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

The Trail Conference has been awarded $126,026 to repair and renovate the Welch Trail Education Center group camp in Harriman State Park.