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The D&L Trail runs within ten feet of this pristine lake.  Try to find it!

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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 the west side of the Lehigh River, a three-mile, unimproved section of the D&L Trail runs between the new East Penn Township trailhead in Bowmanstown (just north of the Rt. 895 bridge) and the…

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If you’re looking for a cool way to spend a hot summer night, why not consider dinner and a show in one of Bucks County’s great downtowns? The four historic boroughs of Bristol, Morrisville, New…

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On Friday, the Jacobsburg Historical Society (JHS) hosted the D&L’s board meeting on their grounds in Historic Boulton, PA. JHS staff led tours of the John Joseph Henry House, the Nicholas Hawk gun shop, and the…

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If Sunday’s turnout was any indication, the Coal Miners’ Festival at No.9 Mine and Museum is well on its way to becoming a summer-time favorite. Although this was the first year of the festival, over 600…

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The D&L’s economic impact survey is underway at sites across the Corridor and is even generating a little press. Volunteers have already completed surveying at RiverFest in Wilkes-Barre and at Patch Town Days in Weatherly,…

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Who could pass up a day of coal sack races, mine tours, polkas, and demonstrations of 19th-century funeral customs?  What if we throw in some great food and music? The first annual Coal Miner’s Heritage Festival will be…

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Although the most ardent naturalists might find it unpalatable, electronic technology is playing an increasingly important role in outdoor recreation. One of the most recent manifestations of this development is geocaching, an activity resembling a…

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On Tuesday, Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham released a new five-year capital plan that calls for $75.4 million in spending from 2009-2013. Of special note to friends of the D&L, the county has allotted $245,000…

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We tend to think of nature and industry as polar opposites. One of the primary narratives of American history is the shift from fear of nature during colonization and expansion west, to its pragmatic and…

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On Tuesday, Sherry Acevedo, Resource Conservation Specialist for the D&L, announced that the Lehigh Valley Greenways Initiative (LVGI) would award approximately one dozen state conservation mini-grants to local municipalities and organizations. The money comes from…

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