Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC

Aug 15 – Nov 27 all-day Bake Oven Knob
August 15 – November 27 Bake Oven Knob Hawk Count. Join us on the lookout to help with the 56th annual Autumn Hawk Count as a volunteer counter or spotter, to learn about the raptors,[...]
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Details to be announced
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Sunday, October 9, Reg Hoyt, “Conservation of the Allegheny Woodrat” 3:00 p.m. Reg Hoyt is an Asst. Professor and Cochair of Delaware Valley University’s Department of Animal Biotechnology and Conservation. His talk will focus on[...]
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
October 15 — LGNC and Allentown Hiking Club Autumn Refuge Hike 1:00 p.m. Hike with us along the Prairie Grass and the Chestnut Oak Trails. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. This will be a[...]
Nov 3 – Nov 13 all-day Lehigh Gap Nature Center
November 3-13 — Nature in Art Show. Our third annual juried art exhibition. View and or purchase works from local artists. Vote for People’s Choice Award. Artist’s reception November 13. Details to be announced. See http://lgnc.org/get-involved/art-photography-shows/[...]


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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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