Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Press Release

June 24, 2009

Michael J. Miecznikowski

Allegany State Park Public Information Meetings Scheduled

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will be holding two public information meetings regarding the preparation of a Draft Master Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Allegany State Park.

State Parks encourages the public to participate in the planning efforts for Allegany State Park and welcomes all comments. Because of interest in Allegany State park throughout all of Western New York, there will be two meetings scheduled. The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 8 from 6:30 pm until 9:00 p.m. at the Salamanca High School Auditorium, 50 Iroquois Drive, Salamanca, NY 14779. The second meeting will be held on Thursday, July 9 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in Bulger Hall on the campus of Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, NY.

The purpose of these meetings is to solicit input and suggestions of items that the public may like considered during the master plan process.

All persons interested in Allegany State Park are urged to attend but those who are unable may submit written comments by Friday, August 7, 2009 to:

Salim Adler
Park Planner
Agency Building 1, 17th Floor
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238

For additional information and directions to the meeting, contact the park office at 716-354-9101 ext. 238. For more information about New York State Parks, please visit our web site at

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