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Delaware & Lehigh - Explorations: White Haven to Black Diamond

On Monday, August 23, a new pedestrian road and railroad crossing at Middleburg Road along the D&L Trail will be celebrated as officially open to the public.  The culmination of over a decade of planning…

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By Emily Rose Clayton, Digital Engagement Specialist We’re following the spirit of Independence Day this July, and going south on the D&L Trail to visit one of the most significant historical areas in the D&L…

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By Liz Rosencrans, Trail & Stewardship Manager In this continuation of our landowner spotlights we got to know Lehigh County. We caught up with Robert Stiffler, the Director of Parks for Lehigh County.   Within the County, there are 18+ miles…

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By Imogen Wirth-Granlund, Program Coordinator We got to know our regional councils of Girls on the Run (GOTR) this spring through Get Your Tail on the Trail, our partnership with St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN). For the…

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By Kathleen Ward, Conservation Coordinator So much of my work as D&L’s Conservation Coordinator has me at my desk attending Zoom meetings with partners, administering grants or filing reports. Yes, it’s important work – but when I got a call from…

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The Delaware & Lehigh National Corridor (D&LNHC) Board of Directors has named Claire Wildermuth Sadler the organization’s Executive Director after seven years with the organization. Sadler succeeds former Executive Director Elissa Garofalo, who has retired after serving the D&LNHC for more than 20 years.

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By Miranda Alvarez Guillen, Community Engagement Manager The thought of bike commuting sounds overwhelming, whether that’s to work or the grocery store. To help ease the overwhelm, we wanted to highlight low pressure places you…

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By Imogen Wirth-Granlund, Program Coordinator As robins sing and cherry trees bloom, April showers wash away memories of the winter wonderland we experienced in Eastern Pennsylvania. Let’s appreciate the longer days, but not forget all…

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By Kathleen Ward, Conservation Coordinator There is an urban jungle in Allentown. No, not the thriving downtown with city streets, but another type of urban jungle. A green, verdant one. The City of Allentown is…

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By Liz Rosencrans, Trail & Stewardship Manager Trail development takes time. A project can exist in a variety of planning stages before a trail user ever sees shovels break ground. Most often, trail users blissfully…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager There are those who love running and there are those who fall in love while running. Jamie Rizzo gets to check both boxes. If you follow Jamie on Instagram,…

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Guest blog by Brian T. Birchak, Lehigh Gap Nature Center Director of Communications Ah, the Lehigh Gap…I remember, as a child, having first laid eyes on the barren moonscape of a mountain it once was….

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