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The D&L Trail Tenders are gearing up for a big spring.  We are always thrilled to see new faces, so come out for any of the events listed below, support the trail, get a little…

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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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A new chapter of the D&L Trail Tenders is forming in Easton, where its work will be focused primarily in the city’s Hugh Moore Park. Trail Tenders are volunteers of the Delaware & Lehigh National…

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Although the D&L Trail benefits from partnerships with a wide swath of municipalities, government agencies, landowners, and businesses that often contribute their services to building and maintaining the trail, the bulk of trail maintenance comes…

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A note from Dennis Scholl, D&L Outreach Coordinator and head of the Trail Tenders: Nineteen Trail Tenders gathered Saturday morning under cloudy/rainy skies to clear overgrowth from the perimeter of Lock 28 in Lehigh Gorge…

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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 letter comes from Beth Masiado, a D&L Trail Tender who has devoted countless weekends, year-round to maintain the trail: Inevitably on a Friday afternoon when wrapping up the work week someone in the office…

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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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As part of the D&L’s National Trails Day celebration, we will begin to install mile markers along sections of the D&L Trail. Right now there are three areas where markers will be installed: Freemansburg to…

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Although we can estimate the length of D&L Trail sections using river mile charts and topographical maps, there is no substitute for walking the trail with a surveying wheel and taking GPS readings. This is…

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The D&L is holding its first Trail Tenders training event on Saturday, May 17 at the Ice House in Bethlehem. So far, 48 current and prospective Trail Tenders (including 11 Boy Scouts) have registered to…

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