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Delaware & Lehigh - The Pragmatists' Path

In 1942, during a period of wartime rationing, a Pennsylvania hiker encouraged his walking companions by reminding them that “hiking is a matter of muscles, not rubber tires and gasoline, and so we need not…

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Don’t worry! If you’re a resident of Weissport, you might be a little frightened that the muddy, barren lot now occupied by a pile of cinders and some machinery will end up as an eye…

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Is there a person, business, or organization that is making Bucks County a better place to live? Consider nominating them for the 2009 Landmark Towns of Bucks County Community Achievement Awards. The awards are intended…

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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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Image you are in fourth grade. Over several weeks, your teacher has read a book about a nineteenth-century boy, the same age as you that grew up in a town just down the road. You…

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At 9:00 AM on Monday, January 19, please join the Bristol community in a Martin Luther King Day of Service in the Bristol Marsh. Volunteers are needed to help clean up and beautify the area….

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Those of you in the know should have either received the latest issue of Along the Canal or it should arrive soon. The Winter 2008 edition features updates on trail construction, the Artisan Trail, Traveling…

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In September, the D&L became the Keystone Trails Association’s (KTA) newest organizational member. The KTA is the commonwealth’s leading advocate for hikers and trails. From their headquarters in Harrisburg, the KTA protects hiking trail lands…

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On Tuesday, Governor Rendell announced that the state would invest $44 million dollars in 316 conservation and recreation projects, including 66 miles of trails, 4,341 acres of open space, 10 swimming pools, 135 community parks…

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Over the weekend, two Landmark Towns, Morrisville and Yardley, received 65 donated trees, as part of the TreeVitalize tree planting program. TreeVitalize is a partnership launched by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources that…

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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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Over the last few weeks, I [D&L Intern, Silas Chamberlin] have been out and about with Scott Everett, the D&L Trail Steward, installing new signage at various sites throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The value in working…

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