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Delaware & Lehigh - The D&L Joins the KTA!

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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On Tuesday, Governor Rendell announced that the state would invest $44 million dollars in 316 conservation and recreation projects, including 66 miles of trails, 4,341 acres of open space, 10 swimming pools, 135 community parks…

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Over the weekend, two Landmark Towns, Morrisville and Yardley, received 65 donated trees, as part of the TreeVitalize tree planting program. TreeVitalize is a partnership launched by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources that…

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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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From Thursday October 16 to Saturday October 18, Lehigh University hosted the 75th annual Pennsylvania Historical Association conference at the Hotel Bethlehem. The conference opened Thursday night with a lecture by noted Abraham Lincoln scholar…

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Monday afternoon, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan hosted a press conference at the historic Stock House, the oldest remaining structure on the Bethlehem Steel property. Recently, the City of Bethlehem (with input from the Lehigh Valley…

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The following article by Christopher Baxter appeared in the October 23, 2008 issue of the Morning Call: Stone stands once more: In raising vandalized grave marker, kin make sure the Hahn name remains proud. A…

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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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