News

December
4

NBLT Receives Grant to Protect Nescopeck Creek Headwaters

Good News!!! Because of your support of our conservation mission we have been awarded a DCNR grant to permanently protect 647 acres in Dennison Twp. The property adds to thousands of acres of protected lands in the area and helps protect the headwaters of Nescopeck Creek.

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Next Event

January
25

Picton Winterfest & Potluck

Enjoy a great day of winter fun at NBLT’s beautiful George & Lillian Picton Wildlife Sanctuary in White Haven. Strap on your snowshoes, X-C skis or ice skates if Mother Nature provides snow or experience the quiet winter woods while walking the newly built trails. Catch a glimpse of winter animals and birds and discover the surprises of the winter landscape. Then warm up with potluck offerings around a roaring bonfire or in the toasty Picton Activity Center. Winterfest is free for NBLT members and $10 for non-members. Registration is
required.

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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 for D&L Trail

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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