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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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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor offers a fleet of resources to make the most of your time on the D&L Trail. If you’ve ever wondered where to…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager No winter is created equal. To make the most of this particularly snowy year, we have answered some of our most frequently asked questions about the trail in winter….

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The work of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) is made possible by our staff and board of directors. Recently, the D&L has filled two critical roles and welcomed two new board members….

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The violent actions that occurred in Washington, D.C., yesterday were such an affront to many of our organization’s central beliefs that we are compelled to provide our perspective and condemnation. As news unraveled of the assault to the U.S. Capitol Building…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager As a former New Yorker, avid trail user Johnny Lopez didn’t know trails like the D&L existed. Before moving to the area, Johnny rode city streets. 15 years later,…

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