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In conjunction with their 100th Anniversary celebration, the Walnutport Centennial Historical Committee has published a history book entitled Walnutport Pennsylvania, Then and Now. The all-volunteer committee that compiled the information for this book was not…

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The Bureau of Facility Design and Construction, a part of the DCNR that manages state park infrastructure projects, featured the rehabilitation of the Delaware Canal in its spring newsletter. The article provides a good overview…

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Wilkes-Barre’s annual RiverFest is always a good time, but this year was special. Not only did the festival celebrate its tenth anniversary, but it also included the dedication of the recently completed, $30 million River…

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Protecting the historic and natural value of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is not an easy task. In fact, it takes a large amount of resources and partnerships to accomplish this goal. As you know,…

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Despite the previous week’s rainy weather, over 30 people attended the Landmark Towns of Bucks County and Friends of the Delaware Canal Town to Towpath Bike Hike on Saturday, June 6th. DCNR Park Ranger Ian…

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The trail gods were looking out for the D&L last Friday, as a large group of volunteers, community members, politicians, and press gathered at the Weissport trailhead to dedicate the newest link in the 165-mile…

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Photographers take note! You have been invited to participate in a photo contest. The winning photographs will be displayed at our annual dinner in November and will be included in our first Reflections of the…

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The recently published Eastern Pennsylvania Birding & Wildlife Guide is now available for free! This colorful book provides all the information you need to seek out, identify, and enjoy eastern Pennsylvania’s unique fauna.  The result of a…

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Our friends up north were recently featured in the Hazleton Standard Speaker: “Jim Schneider dismounted after bicycling more than two miles along the Hazleton rail trail earlier this month to explore a power line right-of-way. About…

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D&L Outreach Coordinator Dennis Scholl has worked with the Trail Tenders for two years to turn a stretch of river bank on Sand Island into a model native plant “garden.”  Read more and see pictures in today’s Morning…

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Rep. Keith McCall, Pennsylvania House Speaker (D-Carbon), will provide keynote remarks at the dedication of the D&L Trail’s Weissport Trailhead on June 12. The dedication will take place near the intersection of Canal and Bridge…

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Last night, new urbanist designer and planner Jeff Speck made public the results of his long-awaited report on the walkability of Bethlehem.  A group of nearly 100 residents came out to Lehigh University’s Zoellner Arts Center to watch…

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