Land Use Benefits

The old Ulster & Delaware corridor runs through ecologically important habitants: forests, wetlands, stream-sides and dramatic view sheds. Especially now as climate change, flooding and other environmental stresses threaten these lands and their bio-diversity, it is important to make choices that help conserve this vital part of our natural heritage – important for plants, birds, animals, and fragile ecosystems as well as for people.

MP 25.85 view downstream

Rail trails allow all kinds of people to safely enjoy wild spaces and to do that with minimal environmental impact. And when people get out on the land and appreciate it, they are inspired to celebrate and protect it.