Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC:

Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
16th-Annual Migration Fest at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center  We invite you to celebrate the ecology and culture of the Lehigh Gap and Kittatinny Ridge, and to experience the autumn bird and butterfly migration at Migration[...]
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Start your week with yoga in the fall! Certified Yoga Instructor Stacy Hein will be offering a 9-week “yoga for all” session starting Mondays 9/11-11/6 5:30 – 6:45 pm at LGNC. $8/class for members ($72),[...]
Sep 28 @ 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.[...]
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a screening of Love Thy Nature at the Osprey House! Narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature points to how deeply we’ve lost touch with nature – and takes us on a[...]
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sunday, October 1 (3:00-4:30 p.m.) Dean Rosnau began his climbing career in 1975 at the age of 14, on the high desert crags of Southern California. Soon, he moved on to the high Sierra and[...]
Oct 2 @ 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[...]

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Order Native Plant Kits for Pick-up Fall 2017 -ORDER DEADLINE 9/5/17

LGNC has partnered with Penn State Extension Master Gardeners to bring residents “Native Plant Kits” to plant in their yards this fall. See order form for more details. Deadline to order is Sept. 5, 2017. Pick up is Sept. 16. 2017. Advance ordering required.

TWO Summer Yoga Sessions offered at LGNC - DROP-IN SPOTS AVAILABLE

Certified Yoga Instructor Stacy Hein will be offering TWO 9-week yoga sessions at LGNC starting the week of June 19 – August 17:

Monday mornings at 9:15-10:30am  – “Yoga for All”

Thursday evenings at 6:00-7:15pm  –  “Yoga on the Deck” (level I/II)

Limited drop-in spots are available in each class. Please contact info@lgnc.org or call the Center at 610-760-8889 in advance to reserve a space. $12 for drop-in (if available). Payment due at class – credit card, check, cash accepted.


Fit Walk continues! Every Tuesday and Thursday until July 20

FREE walks on the Lehigh Gap Nature Center Refuge with a naturalist. All ages and abilities welcome! The session has been extended through June and most of July, meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays twice each day, 8-10am and 6:30-7:30pm until July 20. No sign up necessary. Meet at the Osprey House 10 minutes before.

Lehigh Gap Bike and Boat: REGISTRATION OPEN (multiple dates)

Explore the Lehigh River and D&L Trail on a biking and canoeing excursion between the Lehigh Gap Nature Center’s Osprey House and Bowmanstown. Trips will take place on the afternoons of Sun. 5/21, Thurs. 6/29, Thurs. 8/17, and Sun. 9/17. This activity is family-friendly, however the recommended minimum age to participate is 10 years old. Registration required and limited to 18 participants. Cost: $25/participant

Register in person by stopping by or calling the Osprey House (610) 760-8889 or sign-up online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lehigh-gap-bike-and-boat-tickets-34435715151

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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