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On Saturday, March 5 join the Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, and WDIY to learn more about the potential risks of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.  Enjoy selections from the film Gasland and presentations by…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Ben and I visited the Allentown trailhead of the D&L Trail during a recent snowfall. This is a great place to launch a journey towards Bethlehem and Easton or just talk…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin DCNR annually names a “River of the Year.”  In 2007, the Lehigh River took top honors.  This year, the Delaware River tops the list.  Check out the DCNR press release below:…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Somebody received a Flip camcorder for Christmas, so (for better or worse) expect more videos from here on out! Last week, Scott and I were out on the trail to monitor…

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Written By Scott Everett We received word just before Christmas that the D&L has been awarded very competitive Transportation Enhancement Act (TEA) funding in the amount of $488,750 for trail construction in Lehigh and Northampton…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Open up the newspaper. Browse the posts that have appeared on this blog. Take a look around your community and the places you hike, bike, and play. It isn’t a secret…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin A new pictorial history of industrial behemoth Bethlehem Steel is now available for purchase. Authors Ann Bartholomew and Donald Stuart Young worked with the Canal History and Technology Press, the publishing…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Frank “Wyso” Wysochansky’s spent most of his life in Blakely, PA, a coal-mining community near Scranton. Having lost his father in a mining accident, Wyso was familiar with the harsh realities…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Last Thursday evening, the D&L hosted its second annual Partners Recognition Dinner at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem. This is our chance to honor those people and organizations that have made significant…

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Lehigh Valley Greenways (LVG) is currently accepting applications for its most recent round of block grants.  With the support of the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, LVG is able to provide funding to…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin The research website, Juggle.com, has recognized the D&L’s website and blog as one of the top heritage area websites in the nation.  According to the announcement, the D&L’s “industry-leading” site was…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin On September 30 and October 1, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and the Wildlands Conservancy held the first Lehigh Valley Trails Summit at DeSales University in Center Valley. In…

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