Bear Creek Camp
Bear Creek Twp., Luzerne
The 1880 acre Bear Creek Camp conservation easement is a high priority parcel for conservation as determined by the Pocono Conservation Landscape Initiative and fills an incredible gap in our goal to link conserved or portected landscapes.Bear Creek Camp is adjacent to thousands of acres of Pennsylvania State Game Lands and thousands of acres of lands conserved by North Branch Land Trust along with being in close proximity to the Natural Lands Trust Bear Creek Preserve and the North Branch Land Trust Bear Creek Lake View Preserve.READ MORE ABOUT THE PROPERTY >
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 FlannertyREAD THE FULL STORY > SEE ALL NEWS >
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.READ THE FULL STORY > SEE ALL EVENTS >
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.READ THE FULL STORY >
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.READ THE FULL STORY > SEE ALL NEWS >
11 Carverton Rd., Trucksville, PA 18708
Phone: (570) 696-5545 | Fax: (570) 696-5546