Lehigh Gap Nature Center

connecting people with nature through Conservation, Education, and Research

Upcoming events at LGNC:

Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Local artist Carol Mickey is teaching wire tree sculpting classes to adults and kids (ages 10-16) this year at LGNC. Since she created her first sculpture as a child, Carol has perfected the skill of twisting mundane metal[...]
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm White Haven Library
At White Haven Library talking about Native Plant Garden Design for Small Spaces.
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CCAL 36th Annual Show is taking place at LGNC Sat/Sun April 1 & 2 from 10:00 – 5:00 each day.
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CCAL 36th Annual Show is taking place at LGNC Sat/Sun April 1 & 2 from 10:00 – 5:00 each day.
Apr 3 @ 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[...]
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Local artist Carol Mickey is teaching wire tree sculpting classes to adults and kids (ages 10-16) this year at LGNC. Since she created her first sculpture as a child, Carol has perfected the skill of twisting mundane metal[...]

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Spring Yoga at LGNC - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Certified Yoga Instructor Stacy Hein will be offering a 9-week “yoga for all” session starting Mondays 4/3-6/5 (no class Memorial Day) 5:30 – 6:45 pm at LGNC.

Registration for the entire session is encouraged. $8/class for members ($72), $10 for non-members ($90) and $12 for drop-in. Payment due at start of class – credit card, check, cash accepted.

Sign up at the following link:
https://goo.gl/forms/QKDxFQuwaa3lMyik2

Earth Day Rain Barrel Workshop at LGNC - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

SAT. 4/22 at LGNC – Lehigh Gap Nature Center is partnering with the Saucon Creek Watershed Association to offer residents the opportunity to purchase rain barrel kits and attend a free barrel building workshop. The kits include all the instructions necessary for assembly, a 55-gallon drum and all the components needed to construct a rain barrel. The watershed association will bring plenty of tools and will help you through the simple construction process. The cost is $40/barrel.

Details and sign up at the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-rain-barrel-workshop-tickets-33057707493

Community Partnership: Moravian College and LGNC
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2016-17 Speaker Series brochure now available
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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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