The Kingston Land Trust Rail Trail Committee Organize Successful “Kingston Link Trail” Clean-Up

Members of the Kingston Land Trust Rail Trail Committee 'chip' away one section at a time (photo by Andi Turco-Levin)

 

The Kingston Land Trust Rail Trail Committee organized a successful clean-up of the “Kingston Link Trail” located off of Washington Avenue in Uptown, Kingston. New and old faces of over 50 rail trail enthusiasts came to support the effort as part of the 3rd annual Kingston Clean Sweep organized by the Friends of Historic Kingston and the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department.

Special thanks to all of our partners and sponsors, the KLT RTC Trail Keepers and Outreach and Subcommittee, the Church Communities, Hannafords, City of Kingston, Friends of Historic Kingston and most of all, to our hard working volunteers.

The Kingston Land Trust Rail Trail Committee now coming into its second year has 24 members and three subcommittees. If you’re interested in joining us, contact kingstonlandtrust@gmail.com to be directed to the appropriate place.

The next KLT Rail Trail Committee Rail Trail clean-up event will take place on June 2nd as part of National Trails Day. Join us back downtown to work on the Kingston Point Rail Trail. More details shortly.

 

KLT RTC Trail Keeper Co-Chair Katie Scott-Childress helps to lead the way.

The Church Communities lends a big hand.

Olivia and Sylvan keeping the front clear.

Part of the incredible crew at the Kingston Link Trail Clean-Sweep.

Cheryl Demuth lends a hand.

Kingston "Midtown Hub" concept connecting rail trails from the North, South, East (KPRT) and West into Midtown, Kingston.

Volunteers listen in. Thanks, Holiday Inn of Kingston for having us!

Gregg Swanzey, Chair of the Rail Trail Committee, leads a powerpoint discussion on rail trails in Kingston.

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