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The D&L Blog: Trail Improvements

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Last Friday, Northern Lehigh Future Focus (NLFF) and the Borough of Slatington held two press conferences—one to unveil five interpretive panels along the Slate Heritage Trail and a second to dedicate two kiosks at the…

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On June 5, the D&L held its annual National Trails Day (NTD) event at Carbon County’s D&L Trailhead in Jim Thorpe. Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Keith McCall, a long-time friend of the trail, was…

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On Monday, a crowd of government officials and D&L Trail devotees braved grey skies and drizzle to dedicate a 2.7-mile section of trail between Cementon and Laurys Station in Lehigh County. The new section runs…

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While trail usage across the Corridor goes way down during the winter months, trail design heats up. Field work is an essential part of trail design. This involves things such as surveys and walk throughs with…

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The following is part two of a two-part report from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett. In part one, Scott provided an update on trail building in Luzerne and Carbon counties.  In this part, he describes…

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The following is part one of a two part report from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett. In part one, Scott provides an update on trail building in Luzerne and Carbon counties. Look for an update…

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On Saturday, one of several Great Lehigh Canal Clean Ups took place at the Weissport Trailhead. Twenty people came out to clear invasives from the canal bank, pick up trash, and remove all sorts of…

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Despite temperatures near 90 degrees, this weekend a group of volunteers moved forward in the effort to clean up the Lehigh Canal. On Saturday, April 25, a canal cleanup event was held as part of…

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The following is a trail update from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett: “The D & L recently signed a contract with an engineering firm to design a section of the D & L Trail in…

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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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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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