Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC

May 7 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
7:00 to 9:30 a.m. – Spring migrants of LGNC. Enjoy the birds returning to LGNC, passing through, and those that live here year-round. 9:30 a.m. to Noon – Herp Hunting. Start with captive live specimens,[...]
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
“Alaska Photo Safari”
May 14 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Saturday Bird Walk and Big Sit at LGNC We will start with a bird walk around the Osprey House grounds at 7:00 a.m. and continue all day with a “Big Sit,” counting all the birds[...]
May 21 @ 9:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center (Osprey House)
Natural History Hike (with Allentown Hiking Club) Little Gap to Lehigh Gap. Enjoy at 5-6 mile hike with a difficult descent in to Lehigh Gap from the east. Wear sturdy hiking shoes for the rocky[...]
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,[...]


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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A Decade of Research test

This spring, Lehigh Gap Nature Center (LGNC) celebrated the tenth anniversary of the commencement of the restoration process within the 750 acres of property known as Lehigh Gap Wildlife Refuge or “the Refuge.” In fall 2002, Bob Hoopes, an LGNC board member, wrote an...
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Pipeline – The Pig in the Parlor?

Aldo Leopold was perhaps the most famous conservationist of the early 20th Century. His book, A Sand County Almanac is still widely read today in conservation circles and college courses. In addition to writing Sand County, he wrote many other essays throughout his...
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A Decade of Research and Restoration at Lehigh Gap Wildlife Refuge

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