Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Public Meeting Notice

August 01, 2013

Randy Simons
Dan Keefe

Thacher and Thompson Lake State Parks Draft Master Plan

Public Hearing

Who: State Parks staff; interested citizens
What: Public hearing on a draft Master Plan for John Boyd Thacher and Thompson Lake State Parks
When: 7 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2013
Where: New Scotland Town Hall, 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159.

The master plan outlines State Parks' vision for potential capital improvements, operational enhancements and natural and cultural resource stewardship within Thacher and Thompson Lake State Parks for the next ten to fifteen years. Factors such as the availability of funding, the need to invest in rehabilitation of existing park infrastructure, and other pressing needs in the entire state parks system will influence the possibility and the timing of the improvements.

Copies of the Draft Plan/DEIS are available for review at the Regional Office, the Park Office, the agency office, and at the following libraries: Voorheesville Public Library, 51 School Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186; Berne Public Library, 1656 Helderberg Trail, Berne, NY 12023; and Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Ave., Guilderland, NY 12084. The plan is posted on State Parks' website: