Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC

Jul 28 @ 10:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Four B Walks (Bugs, Butterflies, Birds, and Blooms) with Doug Burton Thursdays, July 7-August 4. 10:00 a.m. For families with children ages 5-11.
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Four B Walks (Bugs, Butterflies, Birds, and Blooms) with Doug Burton Thursdays, July 7-August 4. 10:00 a.m. For families with children ages 5-11.
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
August 8-12, 2016 Conservation Leadership Academy. — Free summer camp for students entering grades 6-12. Get out of the city and into nature! Registration required. Meets daily from 8:30 to 4:00. Lunch and transportation from Roberto[...]
Aug 13 @ 7:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
August 13 — Second Saturday Bird Walk 7:00 a.m. Bird walk at LGNC
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center
August 13 — Summer Clean-up and Garden Tour 9:00 a.m. to noon. Get the Osprey House ready for the intern, weed the gardens, and do other maintenance chores around the Osprey House grounds.

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2016 Conservation Leadership Academy

2016 Young Ecologists Camp application is now available.

Summer 2016 Naturalist Club Activities

The Lehigh Gap Naturalist Club is a club for youth in grades 7-12 who are interested in nature and the outdoors. Members of the club are involved with educational activities, outdoor adventures, and research projects at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center. Members of the club also participate in hikes and lead programs at the refuge.

The next event will be a pond visit to find herps and dragonflies – meet at LGNC at 10:00 a.m. June 27.
Email danlgnc@ptd.net to receive notifications about club activities

Summer 2016 Jr. Naturalist Club Activities

For children in approximately 2-6 grade, the Junior Naturalists Club’s main activity to date has been our 4B summertime walks in the gardens and around the trails near the Osprey House. Enjoying, appreciating, and getting to know nature up close is the goal for this club for elementary-age students.

Four B Walks (Bugs, Butterflies, Birds, and Blooms) with Doug Burton run Thursdays, July 7-August 4. 10:00 a.m. For families with children ages 5-11.

2016 Winter Feeder Watch Results

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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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Ecological Succession at the Lehigh Gap

Ecological Succession and the Lehigh Gap | by Dan R. Kunkle | The following article is from Summer 2004 issue of Wildlife Activist. Succession is an important ecological concept. It refers to the gradual, predictable changes that occur in the flora and fauna of a...
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Watching Grass Grow II

Watching Grass Grow II | By Dan R. Kunkle | The following article was first published in the Fall 2003 issue of Wildlife Activist. With the onset of cooler weather and several heavy frosts in early October, the first season of growth has ended for the grasses on our...
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