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The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is passionate about preserving the environment, sharing the culture of our region and positively impacting our communities. Hence we are pleased to introduce 2014’s first guest blogger and…

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Help us celebrate the beginning of construction of the D&L Trail’s newest access point. The Lehighton Trailhead will provide access to the soon-to-be-completed section of trail between Lehighton and the East Penn Boat Launch. What:…

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Thanks to the efforts of many, the Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership Rails to Trails program is now a landowner.  Upon Elton Dietterick, executive vice-president of Blue Ridge Real Estate Company, and Bob Skulsky, executive…

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A major obstacle in the completion of the 165-mile Delaware & Lehigh (D&L) Trail is a step closer to being eliminated, thanks to a recent award that will close gaps in the trail in Lower…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin On Wednesday, Mayor Ed Pawlowski will announce that Allentown is an official Bird Town.  The designation comes from the Audubon Society, which oversees the partnership program.  Bird Town status recognizes the…

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The extremely popular Eastern Pennsylvania Birding & Wildlife Guide, which flew off shelves last year, is now available for download from the D&L’s website.  Before you head out this summer, arm yourself with this guide…

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Staff members and volunteers of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will lead two guided “Preview the Trail” bicycle rides on new portions of the D&L Trail in Lehigh and Carbon counties on National…

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Check out this video of a 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail thru-hike, condensed into five-minutes. Neat stuff! By the way, the AT intersects the D&L Trail at Lehigh Gap. Now is a great time to get out…

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On Saturday, March 5 join the Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, and WDIY to learn more about the potential risks of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.  Enjoy selections from the film Gasland and presentations by…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Ben and I visited the Allentown trailhead of the D&L Trail during a recent snowfall. This is a great place to launch a journey towards Bethlehem and Easton or just talk…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin DCNR annually names a “River of the Year.”  In 2007, the Lehigh River took top honors.  This year, the Delaware River tops the list.  Check out the DCNR press release below:…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Somebody received a Flip camcorder for Christmas, so (for better or worse) expect more videos from here on out! Last week, Scott and I were out on the trail to monitor…

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