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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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Twenty-four volunteers turned out for Saturday’s cleanup at Lock 13 in Parryville. They did a tremendous amount of work. Our cleanup had two facets: clearing invasive plants and picking up all types of trash. When…

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Hi! Dennis Scholl here. I’m in charge of recruiting volunteers for the D&L Trail Tenders. The Tenders are responsible for maintaining more than 100 miles of the D&L Trail in five counties: Bucks, Northampton, Lehigh,…

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