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Weekend Workshops Teach the Skills to Become a Master Naturalist, Outdoors Woman

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by brendan@nynjtc.org, Wednesday, October 28th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , , ,

By Hope Rogers, Trail Conference Volunteer For people who want to learn more about the natural world and find concrete ways to support it, or…

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Opening of Doris Duke Trail Celebrated with Ribbon-Cutting Hike

Text and photos by Andrea MinoffrnrnThe weather couldn’t have been better as a large group of enthusiastic hikers, ranging in age from the single digits…

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The Highlands Trail in Chester, NY: A Stroll Through Wilderness That Might Not Have Been

In Chester, N.Y., not far from the hamlet of Sugarloaf, the Highlands Trail (HT) has been given the chance to “get back to nature,” courtesy of a…

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Reaching Out in Westchester: Sharing the Trail Conference Mission

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by brendan@nynjtc.org, Monday, July 27th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , ,

Over the past several years, I have participated in several outreach events in Westchester County for the Trail Conference. If you are a not a…

Saving the World, One Room at a Time

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Tuesday, April 30th, 2013, Tags: , , , , , ,

The following post was sent to us from Maxwell Ryan, the CEO and Founder of Apartment Therapy, who has been a longtime member of 1%…

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Harriman, Sterling Forest Trail Towns Work to Embrace Hiking Community

The towns of Suffern, Hillburn, Sloatsburg, and Tuxedo, surrounded by the great green havens of Harriman and Sterling Forest state parks, are recognizing an economic…

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A History of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by brendan@nynjtc.org, Thursday, September 3rd, 2015, Tags: , , , , , , ,

How New York City’s search for a clean water supply led to history-filled hiking opportunities By Robert Ward, Trail Conference Volunteer In the 1820s, New…

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Trail Maintainers Are Getting a Crash Course in Invasive Species

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by brendan@nynjtc.org, Thursday, July 30th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , ,

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…

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Long Distance Runners Meet Long Distance Trails Crew

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by brendan@nynjtc.org, Friday, July 17th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , ,

By Bob Fuller, Crew Leader, Long Distance Trails Crew This June, while working on our Appalachian Trail relocation project on the southwest shoulder of Bear Mountain,…

Gas and Water Don’t Mix: Smock and Earthworks Change the World

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, October 31st, 2012, Tags: , , , , , , , ,

1% for the Planet member Smock (and parent company Boxcar Press) make beautiful letterpress products using sustainable printing and business practices in Syracuse, New York….