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,[...]
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
September 10 — Second Saturday Bird Walk 9:00 a.m. Join Kathie Romano on a Bake Oven Knob to see Bald Eagles, Ospreys and Broadwings. Meet at the Osprey House at 9:00 or go directly to[...]
Sep 24 all-day Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
September 24 — Migration Fest. All day. Our annual celebration of hawk migration and Appalachian Mountain ecology. Learn about the annual fall spectacle of hawks and butterflies migrating along the Kittatinny Ridge and how to[...]
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Saturday, September 24 – Mark Ternent, “Pennsylvania’s Black Bear” 3:00 p.m. Mr. Ternent, Bear Biologist for the PA Game Commission will present an illustrated lecture on bear biology, current research, habitat, diet and hibernation practices,[...]
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Details to be announced

Recent blog posts:

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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