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A History of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, 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…


Trail Maintainers Are Getting a Crash Course in Invasive Species

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, 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…


Long Distance Runners Meet Long Distance Trails Crew

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, 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….


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…


Reaching Out in Westchester: Sharing the Trail Conference Mission

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, 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%…