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Improving the Long Swamp Trail, One Hike at a Time

Eagle Scout could earn another prestigious Hornaday Conservation Award for his efforts combating invasive species in Sterling Forest By Zachary Kunow, Trail Conference volunteer I am a 16-year-old Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 21 of Suffern, N.Y., and have … Continue reading

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Trail Maintainers Are Getting a Crash Course in Invasive Species

Trail maintainers are the Trail Conference’s front line in keeping hiking paths open and safe. They remove blowdowns, clear overgrowth, reblaze trails, and report hazardous conditions and suspicious activity. Some of these defenders of the trails may soon add another … Continue reading

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We Love Our Parks

Minnewaska I Love My Park Day volunteers at a trail improvement project on the Mossy Glen Trail. This year, we worked with our partners on trail projects at FDR State Park in Westchester, and Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster. … Continue reading

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Linda Rohleder’s Path to Invasives Species Coordinator

From Walking to Hiking to a Career Change I moved to New Jersey in 1990 to start work as a computer programmer at AT&T. I’d never been particularly interested in the outdoors other than being a Girl Scout and making … Continue reading

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