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2014-06-05 12:23:59

Discover and Learn About PA's Trails at ExplorePAtrails.com HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is inviting all Pennsylvanians to discover, celebrate and learn about trails throughout the state on National Trails Day, June 7. "From Philadelphia to Erie and all points in-between, Pennsylvania has thousands of miles of trails available to connect citizens with the wonders of the outdoors,"...

2012-04-05 23:02:09

Rail-to-Trails Conservancy has chosen Wilderness Voyageurs to help produce the 10th Annual Greenway Sojourn. The seven-day, 335-mile rails-to-trails bike tour will take place June 17-24, 2012, traveling from Washington, D.C. to Pittsburgh, PA along the Great Allegheny Passage Trail and C&O Canal Towpath. (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 For the first time in a decade, Rail-to-Trails Conservancy is partnering with a bicycle touring & adventure company, Wilderness Voyageurs, to produce the 10th...

2010-05-06 16:06:00

ST. LOUIS, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ted Jones, son of Edward Jones' founder, was as well known for his love of Missouri farmlands as he was for his commitment to bringing financial services to individual investors. The passion and generosity of Ted and his wife, Pat, fueled the creation of the Katy Trail, a 225-mile biking and hiking trail that sits on the former corridor of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. As Missouri celebrates the 20th anniversary of the official opening of the Katy...

2010-03-10 07:50:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is proud to announce its partnership with Google(TM) as an official content provider for Google Map's brand-new biking directions functionality. The release of this long-awaited feature allows Google Maps users to type in their destination and receive directions for the best bicycling route. Previously, Google was able to provide walking, driving or transit directions. Now, RTC is providing its extensive...

2009-10-15 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has launched a first-of-its-kind web site to help people search, view, map and share information on the thousands of miles of trails in Pennsylvania at www.ExplorePAtrails.com. "ExplorePAtrails.com is an interactive site, where people can find and share information, photos and new discoveries," acting Secretary John Quigley said. "New trails, and readily available information on...

2008-08-26 00:00:22

By Tom Charlier In a possible first step toward developing a long-sought hiking and biking trail through much of Memphis, a nonprofit group says it has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire part of an idle railroad corridor on behalf of Shelby County. Under the deal, Memphis Community Connector Inc. will pay CSX Transportation $5 million for rights to a 100-foot-wide strip of land extending from just north of Shelby Farms westward to near the Poplar and Union viaduct. The purchase...

2008-06-25 12:02:33

By Mike Stucka, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jun. 25--TOPSFIELD -- While everyone involved with Topsfield's rail trail is pledging cooperation, two sides are also trading allegations of outright invasion. The issues hit Topsfield selectmen again this week, when Bob Morgan -- accused of using part of the trail route as an extension to his backyard -- said he can't wait even a month for the town to control an invading weed that's trying to take over his property. Selectmen late Monday...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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