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The D&L Blog: Trails

Delaware & Lehigh - LVG Mini Grants at work on the D&L Trail

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By Patrick Hunt, Trail Coordinator As Lehigh Valley Greenways Greenways (LVG) prepares to award 2020 mini grants, we’re looking back on past projects. In previous grant cycles, mini-grants were awarded to two projects that improve…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager Just last year, Jayne Hartzog stared major abdominal surgery in the face. Overwhelmed by health complications and an unsure road to recovery, she leaped at the chance to complete…

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By Emily Ding, Every morning, rain or shine, Bushkill resident Meg Franzson (pictured right) wakes at 6 a.m. and sets out on a six- or seven-mile walk. While this mileage alone is impressive, even more…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager As we get closer to fully connecting the D&L Trail and continue to grow the organization, we recognize we have to prepare for growth. In late 2019, our Board…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager There are planners who know how to plan and then there are planners who put plans into action. The latter distinguished Elissa Garofalo as the right candidate for the…

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By Patrick Hunt, Trail Coordinator Get Your Tail on the Trail (GYTOT) really worked to keep its resolution of growing the program in 2019. As a result, we wrapped up a fantastic 2019, with three…

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By Brian Greene, Director of Trails & Conservation When I started working at the D&L, I knew that I would get lots of questions about the D&L Trail.  Where should I ride? How far is…

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By Lauren Golden, Trail and Stewardship Manager 2019 was a big year for the D&L Trail! With the help of our partners, we were able to close three major gaps and one minor gap this…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager Last year, we launched the inaugural group of D&L Trail Friendly Businesses. The program designated businesses that not only welcome trail users and support trails, but that serve their…

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Where: D&L Trail – Weissport Trailhead – Bridge Street Weissport, PA 18235 When: Saturday Nov 23, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. What: Join the D&L Trail Tenders as we work to preserve the historic…

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Lauren Golden, Trail and Stewardship Manager Now that the Mansion House Bridge in Jim Thorpe is open and Carbon County is fully connected, we can officially say that connecting the Lehigh Valley Gap is our…

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Elissa Garofalo, Executive Director It’s been quite a summer!  In August alone, the Mansion House Bridge and Lock 1 Trail Connector at Jim Thorpe opened and  a quarter-mile of newly resurfaced and signed trail were…

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