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

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, 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…


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…


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…


Summer 2015 IMBA Update

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Tuesday, July 14th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , ,

Your season might just be gearing up, but ours never stops. Here’s a small sample of what we’ve been up to just in the last…


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…


Damaged Bridge Brings Together a Diverse Community of Hikers

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by, Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Long Distance Trails Crew and MEVO join forces to repair and improve footbridge in Ramapo Mountain State Forest built by Eagle Scout Text by Bob…


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,…


SOLVE Volunteers Brave Weather Statewide to Keep Oregon Beautiful

Posted in Events, News, Nonprofit Partners | by, Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, Tags: , , , , ,

Despite the wind and rain, close to 1,300 dedicated volunteers came out in force today to remove trash and improve watersheds as part of the…