Tag Archives: Community Outreach

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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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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Campaign in Motion: Darlington Schoolhouse-Bolger Challenge Progress Report

We are making great progress and want to thank everyone who is helping us raise the funds to restore the Darlington Schoolhouse as a conservation training center and new home for our 92-year-old organization. So far we have raised $699,256 … Continue reading

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The Need for a Conservation Training and Visitors Center

If you have ever stopped by our Trail Conference office in Mahwah, NJ, (the former Ford Union Hall) you know what a busy place it is. On any given weekday, and some weekends, the office is bustling with staff, volunteers, … Continue reading

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Trail Conference and Its Capital Project Supporters Gather at the International Explorers Club in Manhattan

With the announcement of the Bolger Foundation Challenge to raise $1 million for the restoration of Darlington Schoolhouse by Nov. 1, 2013, the race to connect with as many Trail Conference members, Bergen County community members, outdoor enthusiasts, and supporters … Continue reading

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Bolger Foundation Challenges Trail Conference to Complete Funding to Restore Historic Schoolhouse

The Trail Conference welcomes a challenge from The Bolger Foundation to raise an additional $1 million by Nov. 1, 2013, to complete the restoration and expansion of the Darlington Schoolhouse.  When the Trail Conference meets this challenge, the Bolger Foundation … Continue reading

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Darlington Schoolhouse Site Plan Approval Marks Milestone for Trail Conference Relocation

By Jessica Kinsella On May 1, 2013, Trail Conference Executive Director Ed Goodell, attorney Andy Norin, Drinker Biddle and Reath, architect Winston Perry, CPLA, and engineer Tibor Latincsics, Conklin Associates, met with the Mahwah Township Zoning Board of Adjustment to … Continue reading

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