News

September
8

Kayak Raffle Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of our kayak raffle and thank you to the Friends of Howland for making it happen! All proceeds go toward renovations of the facilities at our Howland Preserve. The Preserve is open year round from dawn to dusk for passive recreation.

Kayak winner: Rev. Hillary Raining – Paddle winner: Michelle Philips – Two person kayak trip winner: Geri Flannerty

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Next Event

September
21

Amazing Animals

Kathy Uhler of Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center will entertain you with an afternoon of live animals. Each animal will be introduced along with fun facts, their history and special adaptations. This is your chance to get up close and personal with a wide variety of local animals.

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Naturalist's Notes

Conservation Subdivision = Better Land Use

Many of our planning methods and zoning codes are based on archaic land use guidelines that have not been updated for many, many years. Because of this, we are very inefficient in the way we develop our open space. These inefficiencies lead to burdensome expenses that the municipality often times cannot cope with. Conservation Subdivisions represent a better way to develop our land that can ultimately reduce municipal expenses.

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Conservation News

April
22

News for Immediate Release

As part of our Strategic Conservation Plan, NBLT as been working to conserve natural lands along the southern edge of the Wyoming Valley. This Area includes the Penobscot Mountain ridgetop from Mocanaqua northeast to the Bald Mountain in northern Bear Creek Township. Working with the Earth Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) over the past few years, NBLT recently acquired the nessessary funds to purcahse a crtical 3000 acre tract at Mocanaqua from the Earth Conservacy. Once aquired NBLT will deed the property over to the Pennsylvania Bureau of Foresty. The property will be available to the public for a variety of recreation activities.

What follows is the press release from DCNR outlining the project.

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