2015 NEWS & PRESS

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening and Designation of Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth State Park - July 19, 2016

Letchworth in the New York Times
New York State Parks, After Years of Decline, Receive Infusion of Cash and Care - LISA W. FODERARO - NOV. 2, 2015

About the Fundraising Campaign
Construction continues at Letchworth State Park’s planned nature center. The project is now within $100,000 of its fundraising goal. (Rocco Laurienzo/Daily News) By Matt Surtel msurtel@batavianews.com

Groundbreaking in the News

The Daily News Online: Hochul Speaks at Groundbreaking of Letchworth Nature Center

The Official Website of New York State: Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking of Year-Round Nature Center at Letchworth State Park

13 Wham News: Letchworth Nature Center Groundbreaking
WXXI News: Groundbreaking for New Nature Center at Letchworth State Park

Wham 1180: Letchworth Nature Center Groundbreaking

The Livingston Country News Web Edition: Ground Broken on Letchworth Nature Center

Democrat and Chronicle: Letchworth State Park Breaks Ground on Nature Center

WGRZ: Letchworth Breaks Ground on Nature Center
Rochester Business Journal: Work Begins on $6.75 Million Center at Letchworth

Auburn Pub: Cuomo: NY Breaks Ground on $6.75M Year-Round Nature Center at Letchworth State Park

High Beam: Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking of Year-Round Nature Center at Letchworth State Park

Genesee Sun: Letchworth Nature Center Plants its Roots at Groundbreaking

Video News Service: Gov. Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking of Year-Round Nature Center at Letchworth State Park

2015.3.13 – SUNY Geneseo and Letchworth State Park Join Forces to Form Educational Collaborative;New Letchworth Nature Center to include hands-on classroom for research and instructional activities

Democrat & Chronicle: SUNY Geneseo Partners with Letchworth State Park

Rochester Business Journal: 
SUNY Geneseo, Letchworth Partner on Initiative


The Batavia Daily News Online: 

Letchworth Nature Center, Geneseo State Cement Collaboration


Genesee Sun:
SUNY Geneseo and Letchworth Formally Partner for Nature Center


Livingston County News: SUNY Geneseo, Letchworth Park Partner on Initiative

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2015.3.13 Rochester Business Journal:

2015.3.13 The Batavia Daily News Online

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PRESS RELEASES

2014.11.6 -  Letchworth Nature Center Committee
Letchworth Fundraising Campaign Reaches $1.5 Million Milestone; Campaign for the Letchworth Nature Center ramps up efforts raise final $500,000 towards $2 million goal

2014.10.2 - Margaret L. Wendt Foundation Makes $375,000 Grant To Open Space Institute’s Letchworth Nature Center Campaign
Major commitment demonstrates strong regional support for exciting project

Rochester Business Journal
Fundraising For Nature Center Tops $1 Million

Buffalo Business First
Letchworth Nature Center Campaign Reaches $1M Raised

The Buffalo News
Letchworth Fund Reaches $1 Million

The Daily News

Campaign for Nature Center at Letchworth Hits $1 Million

Letchworth on TV 6.2014

On Fox News, June 12, 2014, Peter Humphrey, chair of the Capital Campaign Committee and Roland Beck,from Letchworth State Park, join Good Day Rochester to tell more about the fundraising efforts. Watch the interview here.

 

2014.5.16 -The Daily News Online By Matt Surtel -Campaign launched to build Letchworth State Park nature center 


2014.5.15 -
New York State Press Release
Community and State Partners Launch Campaign to Build Nature Center at Letchworth State Park:Funding to build the new four-season facility will be a public/private partnership; Community encouraged to support effort to raise $1.6 million.

2014.4.22 - Letchworth Nature Center Committee
Announcement of the New Nature Center Campaign


2014.5.1 -
Letchworth Nature Center Committee
Become Part of the Letchworth State Park Story:Letchworth State Park contest invites visitors to share their memories of Park, become part of the Letchworth Story