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September
19

Taste the Local Harvest on Sunday October 8

This event has been so popular that it is back for the 6th year! Please join us on Sunday, October 8th from 5:00-9:00pm at Huntsville Golf Club for this very casual, relaxed, fun event. Enjoy celebrating and feasting on the harvest of our very own northeastern PA farmers, growers, vintners, and brewmasters, or kick back and watch your favorite football games broadcast in several places around the room.

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September
30

Celebrate National Public Lands Day! Boulder Field Hike - September 30

Boulder fields are part of a landscape left over from the last ice advance. About 15,000 years ago, this type of landscape was common throughout Pennsylvania. As the climate warmed, plants, soil and weathering have covered or removed boulder fields. Only in unique places do they remain.

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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

July
28

North Branch Land Trust, DCNR & The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Partner to Conserve Camp Kresge

Thursday, June 22, 2017 – The North Branch Land Trust (NBLT) in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA completed a conservation project on the YMCA’s Camp Kresge property in Dennison Township, north of White Haven, PA.

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