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

December
9

Celebrate the Holidays & Linda Thoma’s Retirement from NBLT

Join us for our 18th Annual Holiday Gathering and to honor Linda!

Linda our Director of Operations has been with us from the beginning and we want to send her off to her next adventure with the appropriate and well deserved pomp and circumstance!

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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

November
7

NBLT Receives Grant to Purchase Rail Bed

Great News! NBLT has been awarded a state grant to purchase the old D&L railroad bed from Oliver Mills to the Seven Tubs Natural Area.

NBLT will work with the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor folks to get a trail built from Oliver Mills at Laurel Run into the Seven Tubs Nature Area.

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