Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC:

May
29
Tue
Fit Walks
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

Fit Walks
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

May
31
Thu
Fit Walks
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

Fit Walks
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

Jun
2
Sat
Whip-poor-will Hike
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Whip-poor-will Hike

Meet at the Osprey House at 6:45 p.m. or at the Translater Lane Parking lot at 7:00 p.m. We will hike up Translater Lane to the top of the mountain by dusk and then listen for Whip-poor-wills on the way back down in the dark. Bring a flashlight if you wish.

Jun
4
Mon
Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center | Slatington | Pennsylvania | United States

Youth in grades 7 through 12 are invited to join the Naturalist Club, LGNC’s extracurricular environmental club for middle and high school students! Members of this club are involved with year-round educational activities, outdoor adventures, and research projects at the refuge. For more information or to sign up, please contact LGNC Program Specialist Chad Schwartz at chad.schwartz@lgnc.org.

Jun
5
Tue
Fit Walks
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

Fit Walks
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

Jun
7
Thu
Fit Walks
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Fit Walks

Enjoy nature while walking for exercise! LGNC will be hosting Fit Walks this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am and 6pm. All ages and abilities welcome!!!

Junior Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Jun 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Junior Naturalist Club Meeting @ Lehigh Gap Nature Center | Slatington | Pennsylvania | United States

Kids in grades 2 through 6 are invited to join the Junior Naturalist Club, LGNC’s extracurricular environmental club for elementary school students! The goal of this club is to foster a lifelong appreciation for nature and science through hands-on field and lab experiences and other year-round activities. Graduates of the Junior Naturalist Club are encouraged to join LGNC’s Naturalist Club for older youth. For more information or to sign up, please contact LGNC Program Specialist Chad Schwartz at chad.schwartz@lgnc.org.


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Nature in Photographs, March 9 – 18, 2018
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS! Nature in Photographs, LGNC’s fifth annual juried photography exhibition, will be held March 9-18, 2018.
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Budding Naturalist Book Club!!!

We are excited to introduce a new club for children age 4-6!

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2017-18 Speaker Series brochure now available
2017-18 Cabin Fever Book Club

Informationfor the 2017-18 Cabin Fever Book Club is now available! Click Here to find out more!!!

Winter Yoga Session at LGNC!

Winter Yoga Session!

Certified Yoga Instructor Stacy Hein will be offering a 9-week “yoga for all” session starting Mondays 12/04/17 – 2/12/18, 5:30 – 6:45 pm at LGNC.  Classes will not be held on 12/25/2017 and 1/1/2018
$8/class for members ($72), $10 for non-members ($90) and $12 for drop-in. Payment will be collected at class. We accept cash, check or credit card.

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Community Partnership: Moravian College and LGNC

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"Lehigh Gap Nature Center Growing Strong with Lehigh Valley Community Foundation Support"

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Recent blog posts:

Spotlight Species on the Refuge: Red Fox

Spotlight Species: Red Fox | Article by Dan R. Kunkle | Photos by Dave Levandusky |  The following article is from Winter 2015/16 issue of Wildlife Activist. Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) The Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) is familiar to people throughout the Northern Hemisphere,...
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River Days at LGNC

River Days at Lehigh Gap Nature Center | by Dan R. Kunkle | photos by Amber Breiner | Lehigh Gap Nature Center (LGNC) has been participating and helping to lead a network of environmental centers throughout the Delaware River Watershed as we work to improve the...
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5 Years Ago and Back to the Future

Five Years Ago and Back to the Future: How the Lehigh Gap Restoration Project Turned Around A Stalled Superfund Initiative | By Robert E. Hoopes | The following article is from Spring 2007 issue of Wildlife Activist. It is hard to believe that five years have passed...
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