Tag Archives: Community Outreach

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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‘This Building Mirrors the Trail Conference:’ Interview with NJ.com

By Jessica Kinsella Ed Goodell, executive director of the New-York New Jersey Trail Conference, met with journalist Myles Ma from NJ.com on April 24, 2013, at the Darlington Schoolhouse to discuss the Trail Conference’s future plans for the historic site. … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: Franklin Lakes Library Display Case

As our efforts to raise the capital funds for our renovation and restoration of Darlington Schoolhouse continues, raising community awareness is an essential component. Creating a visual display will build the buzz and support for the project, which will turn the … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness for Our Capital Project: Many Thanks to the Lions Club!

Thank you to the Saddle River Valley Lions Club for inviting the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference to discuss the adaptive reuse of the former Darlington Schoolhouse as a center for conservation service learning and a trails visitors center. Even … Continue reading

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