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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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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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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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By Claire Sadler, Deputy Director At the D&L, we have often talked about resilience as a theme. A theme that defines our organizational history as well as the heritage that we help to preserve and interpret. However, I think…

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By Brian Greene, Director of Trail & Conservation Get to know D&L Trail Landowner Lehigh Gorge State Park (LGSP). To do so, we caught up with Rex Bradish, Park Manager for the Lehigh Gorge/Hickory Run State Park Complex….

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By Kathleen Ward, Conservation Coordinator Way back in April 2019, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor offered to host the 2020 Pennsylvania Conservation Landscapes Gathering. A natural step in its role as the external lead organization for Lehigh Valley Greenways….

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The D&L Trail would not be anything without the incredible work of the hundreds of partners who have been involved in the planning, construction, and maintenance of the D&L Trail. One of these contributors (and also…

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Spending time on the trails outdoors is undoubtedly great for one’s mental and physical health. But as any beginning or well-seasoned biker, hiker, paddler, or walker will know, sometimes that extra mile on the trail…

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