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Written By Scott Everett We received word just before Christmas that the D&L has been awarded very competitive Transportation Enhancement Act (TEA) funding in the amount of $488,750 for trail construction in Lehigh and Northampton…

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Written By H. Scott Everett, D&L Trail Manager Forgive me if I do not wish for a white Christmas this year and hope for a mild winter. I am pleased to let everyone know that…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin When completed, the East Coast Greenway (ECG) will provide a 3,000-mile link between northern Maine and Key West, with stops in every major city along the way. In a sense, you…

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The ship is sailing! It’s now or never to hop aboard next week’s Lehigh Valley Trails Summit. Set for September 30 and October 1 at DeSales University, the two-day event sponsored by the Delaware &…

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Last Friday, Northern Lehigh Future Focus (NLFF) and the Borough of Slatington held two press conferences—one to unveil five interpretive panels along the Slate Heritage Trail and a second to dedicate two kiosks at the…

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On June 5, the D&L held its annual National Trails Day (NTD) event at Carbon County’s D&L Trailhead in Jim Thorpe. Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Keith McCall, a long-time friend of the trail, was…

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On Monday, a crowd of government officials and D&L Trail devotees braved grey skies and drizzle to dedicate a 2.7-mile section of trail between Cementon and Laurys Station in Lehigh County. The new section runs…

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While trail usage across the Corridor goes way down during the winter months, trail design heats up. Field work is an essential part of trail design. This involves things such as surveys and walk throughs with…

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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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The following is part one of a two part report from D&L Trail Steward Scott Everett. In part one, Scott provides an update on trail building in Luzerne and Carbon counties. Look for an update…

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On Saturday, one of several Great Lehigh Canal Clean Ups took place at the Weissport Trailhead. Twenty people came out to clear invasives from the canal bank, pick up trash, and remove all sorts of…

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Despite temperatures near 90 degrees, this weekend a group of volunteers moved forward in the effort to clean up the Lehigh Canal. On Saturday, April 25, a canal cleanup event was held as part of…

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