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In 1942, during a period of wartime rationing, a Pennsylvania hiker encouraged his walking companions by reminding them that “hiking is a matter of muscles, not rubber tires and gasoline, and so we need not…

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Don’t worry! If you’re a resident of Weissport, you might be a little frightened that the muddy, barren lot now occupied by a pile of cinders and some machinery will end up as an eye…

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Is there a person, business, or organization that is making Bucks County a better place to live? Consider nominating them for the 2009 Landmark Towns of Bucks County Community Achievement Awards. The awards are intended…

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Although the D&L Trail benefits from partnerships with a wide swath of municipalities, government agencies, landowners, and businesses that often contribute their services to building and maintaining the trail, the bulk of trail maintenance comes…

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Those of you in the know should have either received the latest issue of Along the Canal or it should arrive soon. The Winter 2008 edition features updates on trail construction, the Artisan Trail, Traveling…

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In September, the D&L became the Keystone Trails Association’s (KTA) newest organizational member. The KTA is the commonwealth’s leading advocate for hikers and trails. From their headquarters in Harrisburg, the KTA protects hiking trail lands…

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A note from Dennis Scholl, D&L Outreach Coordinator and head of the Trail Tenders: Nineteen Trail Tenders gathered Saturday morning under cloudy/rainy skies to clear overgrowth from the perimeter of Lock 28 in Lehigh Gorge…

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Over the last few weeks, I [D&L Intern, Silas Chamberlin] have been out and about with Scott Everett, the D&L Trail Steward, installing new signage at various sites throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The value in working…

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Last week Secretary Michael DiBerardinis, head of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), visited the Lehigh Valley for a two-day tour and the presentation of several large grants. The DCNR is charged with…

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If you missed the local news, you might be wondering what is going on with the Weissport trail project. As noted previously, 2.7 miles of new trail surface are down and open between the trailhead…

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On Sunday, October 19, from noon to 6 pm, the Walnutport Canal Association will host the Walnutport Canal Festival, a day of festivities featuring live music, food and craft vendors, canoe rides, historical displays, and…

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Work at Lehigh Gap Nature Center is entering the final phases. The new trail surface is down and crews have begun installation of a fence to separate Paint Mill Road from the D&L Trail. Trail…

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