Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC:

Feb 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
We will watch migrating waterfowl at this prime birding destination in Lebanon County.
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Drs. David Husic and Diane Husic Uganda is a land with extraordinary bird and mammal, especially primates, diversity. Winston Churchill described the splendor of the country in his 1908 book: “For magnificence, for variety of[...]
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
LGNC is excited to introduce the Budding Naturalist Book Club, an interactive nature club for children ages 4-6! The club meets every other Thursday at 10:00 a.m. to enjoy a nature-themed story-time and educational activity.[...]
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
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[...]
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Visit our photography show, and vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice Award. “Beauty or Repulsion” photo by Bonnie Pancoast
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Visit our photography show, and vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice Award. “Beauty or Repulsion” photo by Bonnie Pancoast

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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.


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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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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