News

October
17

Charlene Wildes - Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Year Charlene Wildes! Whether it is teaching an herb workshop, leading an historical hike, or connecting kids with nature, Charlene is always game! She is truly one of the best ever. In recognition of her volunteer work for NBLT we will be making a donation to the non-profit of her choice and will honor her at our Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Checkerboard Inn on Nov. 19th.

Thanks Charlene!

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Next Event

November
2

Natural Creations Workshop

Get ready for the Holiday Season

At the beautiful Bear Creek Preserve, be inspired and enjoy an afternoon of fun and relaxation while tapping into your creative side. Using natural materials collected throughout the year create a variety of gifts, decorations, wreaths, table arrangements, gift tags, ornaments and more.

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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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