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Delaware & Lehigh - DCNR Secretary DiBerardinis Visits the Lehigh Valley

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Last week Secretary Michael DiBerardinis, head of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), visited the Lehigh Valley for a two-day tour and the presentation of several large grants. The DCNR is charged with…

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Work at Lehigh Gap Nature Center is entering the final phases. The new trail surface is down and crews have begun installation of a fence to separate Paint Mill Road from the D&L Trail. Trail…

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Trail surfacing and trailhead redesign work continues at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center. The new trail surface is down and rolled, and the trailhead, located just south of the Rt. 873 bridge, is now under…

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As noted in a previous entry, a trail surfacing and trailhead redesign project is underway on the Weissport section of the D&L Trail.  On Friday, September 12, members of the community, the D&L, and local…

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An update from D&L Outreach Coordinator Dennis Scholl:  My job as manager of the volunteer D&L Trail Tenders became even more rewarding this past week as I watched a dedicated crew of 10 Lehigh Valley Chapter…

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This week marks the first time that the D&L is undertaking two large trail projects simultaneously. The projects are representative of the recent wave of trail improvements that have opened and transformed many segments of…

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The installation of the “recycled” bridge was a great success. Aside from some minor grinding, workmen installed the 71-foot, 32-ton section of bridge with little difficulty. The event was documented by local newspapers, TV stations,…

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A major trail construction project is reaching a milestone this morning in Luzerne County. The D&L is bridging a gap in the trail caused by an active rail line, located in a deep cut with…

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On Saturday, hundreds of trail users, including members of the press, braved the 95 degree conditions to attend the unveiling of our directional blades, listen to project updates, and help install mile markers, all as…

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