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New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
NYSParks.com
OPRHP, through state and federal funding sources, provides a number of grant programs. Regional Grants Officers are available in the Agency's Regional offices to offer assistance with applications and program details.
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Empire State Development
www.esd.ny.gov
The New York State agency that provides assistance and service to businesses in order to encourage economic investment and prosperity in the state.

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Hudson River Valley Greenway
www.hudsongreenway.ny.gov
The Hudson River Valley Greenway is an innovative state agency created to facilitate the development of a voluntary regional strategy for preserving scenic, natural, historic, cultural and recreational resources while encouraging compatible economic development and maintaining the tradition of home rule for land use decision-making.

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New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
www.agriculture.ny.gov
Our mission is to foster a competitive food and agriculture industry that benefits producers and consumers alike.

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
www.dec.ny.gov
Working from regional offices across the state and a central office in Albany, some 3,500 DEC staff pursue scientific assessment and vigorous action to protect and enhance New York's environment and natural resources. Each regional office serves communities within its boundaries.

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New York State Department of State
www.dos.state.ny.us
The Department of State defends the public's safety, protects and develops a sustainable environment, strengthens local communities, and serves the business community.

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New York State Department of Transportation
www.dot.ny.gov
It is the mission of the New York State Department of Transportation to ensure our customers - those who live, work and travel in New York State -- have a safe, efficient, balanced and environmentally sound transportation system.

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New York State Heritage Trails
http://nysparks.com/historic-preservation/heritage-trails/
A series of thematic Heritage topics have been established in New York State to connect historic sites and museums and help visitors discover the unique history of the state. This program of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, was developed to highlight significant statewide historical themes - the Revolutionary War, Women, Underground Railroad and Theodore Roosevelt. A major goal of the program is to promote heritage tourism by strengthening existing tourist destinations and fostering new ones.

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New York State Office of General Services
www.ogs.ny.gov
The Office of General Services (OGS) provides essential support services for the operations of State government.