News

April
21

D&L Trail @ Seven Tubs

North Branch Land Trust as been awarded grant funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources C2P2 grant program to complete the D&L hiking and biking trail from the Seven Tubs Nature Area to Northampton Street. NBLT plans to start construction on this section of trail this year.

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Next Event

June
11

Hike at Picton Sanctuary

June 11, 2017
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Picton Wildlife Sanctuary
Members:$5.00 Guest:$10.00

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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
21

The Conservation of Little Wilkes-Barre Mountain

We are working with the Earth Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry to conserve 1000 acres of Little Wilkes-Barre Mountain behind Wanamie. Once conserved, the property will become part of the Pennsylvania State Forest System. It is a beautiful piece of property!!!

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