Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC

Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
June 4, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – National Trails Day. Celebrate National Trails Day with LGNC and the D&L National Heritage Corridor. Enjoy family friendly activities including a Bug Safari, Life in a Pond,[...]
Jun 4 @ 6:45 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
June 4, 7:00 p.m. Whip-poor-will Hike. Meet at the Osprey House at 6:45 or the Translater Lane Parking lot at 7:00 p.m. We will hike up Translater Lane to the top of the mountain by[...]
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
June 20-24 Young Ecologists Summer Camp. — For students finishing grades 5-7. Registration required. Visit http://lgnc.org/get-involved/summer-camps/ for an application.
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
June 25, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. — National Pollinator Week Event at LGNC. Garden tour, arboretum tour, butterflies and bees walk, native plant information, pollinator luncheon, crafts for adults and kids. This is part of[...]
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
July 23 — Dragons and Damsels 10:00 a.m. to noon. Join us for a dragon(fly) hunt at the Kittatinny Ponds with the Naturalist Club.


2016 Young Ecologists Camp

2016 Young Ecologists Camp brochure and application now available.


2016 Conservation Leadership Academy

2016 Young Ecologists Camp application is now available.

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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