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In August, the Bushkill Stream Conservancy published Establishing Streamside Buffer Areas in Your Park or Community, a pamphlet intended to the economic, ecological, and aesthetic benefits of sustainable riparian buffers. The colorful and informative brochure…

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The protection of the Appalachian Trail (AT) led to the passage of the National Trails System Act of 1968 and the designation of the AT as our nation’s first National Scenic Trail. In Pennsylvania, the…

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There is a lot going on across Carbon County.  Here are just a few stories to help you stay “in the know.” Planning underway for Carbon County Celebrates the Great Outdoors – September 2010: A…

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The following is part two of a two-part report from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett. In part one, Scott provided an update on trail building in Luzerne and Carbon counties.  In this part, he describes…

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We’ve had a great response to the D&L’s first annual photo contest. Many of the entries are now posted in the photo gallery section of our website. The contest continues through October 9, so get…

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Throw a stone, and it will probably land in a community garden.  It seems like they are sprouting up everywhere — and for good reason.  Communities recognize that gardens are a great way to add a little…

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit some Lehigh Valley Greenways Initiative (LVGI) projects that are nearing completion. My “tour guide” was D&L Resource Conservation Specialist and LVGI grant administrator Sherry Acevedo….

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On the evening of September 8, the South Bethlehem Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the Bethlehem Masonic Temple, on Brighton and Cherokee Streets. This year’s meeting promises to be especially interesting, as…

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The recent torrential rains did not prevent dozens of local and state politicians, representatives of state agencies, and members of the press from attending the Lehigh Valley Greenways Initiative (LVGI) press conference on August 13….

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The most recent issue of the American Hiking Society’s Paperless Trail newsletter features the D&L Trail.  A brief article describes a loop hike that starts and ends at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, while taking…

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Looking for a new local history read? Check out Jay Luke’s recently-published When Coal was Queen: The History of the Queen City-Olyphant, Pennsylvania. The new book documents the heritage of the small, coal-mining community of…

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The newest edition of Along the Corridor is now available. Inside you’ll find info about the new membership campaign, D&L podcasts, our photo contest, and much more. If you don’t already receive the newsletter, use…

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