Category Archives: DSH Archive

Projects to Enhance the Future Trail Conference Headquarters

Energy This November, as the fall weather rolled in and leaves changed color, 10 500-ft. wells were drilled for the geothermal system that will heat and cool the building.  By circulating water through the 5,000-foot loop, the geothermal system will use … Continue reading

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Benjamin Moore Donates 100 Gallons of Paints and Stains for Headquarters

Benjamin Moore and Co. is donating 100 gallons of paints and stains for the future Trail Conference headquarters at Darlington Schoolhouse. This gift, valued at $4,000 at retail value, represents most of the interior and exterior coatings needed for the … Continue reading

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Darlington Schoolhouse: Building Together as a Team

Our construction team holds a job meeting every other week to discuss the progress and progression of construction at the Darlington Schoolhouse. The team members update each other on the prior two weeks’ worth of work, as well as projections … Continue reading

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Help Us Secure Darlington’s Future

Darlington Schoolhouse is changing every day as local construction workers install cedar shingles on the roof, dig wells outside for the geothermal heating/cooling system, and begin plastering the interior walls of the addition out back. Anyone driving by on Rt. … Continue reading

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Darlington’s New Look

Click here to see a GIF of Darlington’s progress over the last six months!

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Darlington Schoolhouse: A New Life for Old Windows

The Trail Conference is continuing to keep up with best practices for historic preservation as restoration moves forward at Darlington Schoolhouse. We have been able to keep the entire building intact, including salvaging the original rear windows for a new project.  … Continue reading

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Community Works Together to Aid in Darlington’s Conservation Project

This past Saturday, 25 volunteers joined Trail Conference staff members to spend a day of service at the Darlington Schoolhouse.  This event marked the first step in building a free-standing, dry stone wall that will demarcate the perimeter of the … Continue reading

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Be a Part of Our Conservation Effort at Darlington!

  Saturday, May 3 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 600 Ramapo Valley Rd. Mahwah, NJ 07430 Stop by at your convenience!  Join us as we take our first step in building a free standing, dry stone wall at the Darlington Schoolhouse … Continue reading

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Local Cub Scout Troop Seeks to Earn the World Conservation Award at Darlington

A local Mahwah Cub Scout troop, seeking to earn the World Conservation Award, visited the Darlington Schoolhouse on Wednesday to learn the Trail Conference’s contributions to environmental conservation at our new headquarters. The Cub Scout World Conservation Award is designed … Continue reading

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Creation of Grzybowski Preserve Underway at Darlington Schoolhouse

The Riparian Restoration Landscape and Wood Turtle Habitat at Darlington Schoolhouse has been formally renamed the Grzybowski Preserve in honor of Edward Gryzbowski and his sister Janet. Under the guidance of the newly appointed environmental sculptor, George Trakas, the Grzybowski … Continue reading

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