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My Experience Interning at the Trail Conference (I Didn’t Even Need Hiking Boots!)

By Elissa D’Aries, Former New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Intern As a not-outdoorsy literature major who would admittedly rather be sitting inside rereading Jane Eyre than hiking Bear Mountain, I never imagined interning at the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference. … Continue reading

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Native Plant Habitat Taking Shape at Trail Conference Headquarters

By Linda Rohleder, Trail Conference Director of Land Stewardship and Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management Coordinator It may be fall, but the grounds at the Trail Conference’s new headquarters are looking a lot greener. Landscaping appropriate to the … Continue reading

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Trail Conference Kicks Off 95th Year of Service with Grand Opening at New Headquarters

New beginnings and nearly a century of service were celebrated at the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s grand opening event on Saturday, Sept. 12. Along with members, local officials, and the community, the Trail Conference marked its first trail season … Continue reading

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Ramapo Student Rounds Out His Studies with a Trail Internship

by Charlotte Rutherford, AmeriCorps member of the Palisades Trail Crew Jon Hoekstra (left), a recent graduate of Ramapo College majoring in Environmental Studies and a resident of Hawthorne, NJ, has amassed more than 30 hours of volunteer service since May, building … Continue reading

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Trail U Welcomes Ramapo College

When someone handles a sledgehammer, you can see almost immediately if it’s their first time. If it is, legs buckle, wrists seem to flex at angles they shouldn’t, and nobody knows what in the world to do with their feet. … 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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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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Another Step Forward for Darlington: Sidewalk Plan Endorsed

The Mahwah Town Council has endorsed a plan to connect Continental Soldiers Park (CSP) and the Darlington Schoolhouse site with a new sidewalk along busy Ramapo Valley Road/Route 202.  The sidewalk will provide safe pedestrian access between the park, Ramapo … Continue reading

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Special Briefing Regarding Plans for the Adaptive Reuse of the Darlington Schoolhouse Held at Ramapo College of New Jersey

Ramapo College of New Jersey President Peter Mercer and his wife, Dr. Jacqueline Ehlert-Mercer, welcomed the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and special guests to the Havemeyer House for the first in a series of briefings the Trail Conference has launched … Continue reading

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