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Gues Blog Post By: Laura Rohrbach My family has been in Freemansburg for generations. I grew up along the Lehigh Canal, looking for salamanders in the silt-laden water and listening to stories of mules and canal…

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Blog Post By: Patrick Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst In June, I was tasked to obtain centerline data for all 165 miles of the D&L Trail. This required me to ride, hike, and climb through every portion…

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We are excited to announce that long-awaited work has finally begun on several major D&L Trail construction projects. The Carbon County Connectivity Project launched with a grand ground-breaking and a great deal of media attention. …

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The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities year-round, indoors or out. Right now, we are searching for volunteers for the 2016 D&L Heritage Half Marathon. We expect a…

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Connecting the D&L Trail is about partnerships:  large government organizations, passionate individuals who bring their whole selves to their work, and everyone in between.  These valuable collaborations will make linking the final 12% of our…

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Blog Post By: Pat Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst I should start, and be honest, by admitting that I wouldn’t call what I do training. When the weather is nice, I have the free time, and…

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Post by: Claire Sadler, D&L Director, Trails & Conservation I tend to be categorized as a busy, always on the move person but ironically, that means I have to try harder to reserve time for exercise….

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, Communications & Education Coordinator Did you know that Thomas Jefferson called coffee “the favorite drink of the civilized world?” When it comes to important drinks of U.S. history, coffee just…

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Guest Blog Post by: Ed Eppler, D&L Heritage Half Marathon Race Director It’s simple really. I like to run. Actually I love to run. Sometimes I’m a cyclist, or gym rat, or cross country skier,…

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The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, on behalf of its partner landowners, would like to notify the public of the following trail closures due to current construction of the Carbon County Connectivity Project. The…

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The D&L will celebrate the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial this month. Established by Congress in 1988, the D&L it is one of 49 National Heritage Areas in the U.S. that tell the vibrant story of…

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, D&L Communciations & Education Coordinator Endurance races have always captured my imagination. Little wonder that the Tour de France – with its steep mountain climbs, breathtaking descents and fans with…

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