News

June
30

The George and Lillian Picton Wildlife Sanctuary is Open!

The George and Lillian Picton Wildlife Sanctuary is now open. We apologize for any inconvenience during the closure. Come visit the Sanctuary today!!!

The Staff of North Branch Land Trust

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Next Event

August
9

Howland Preserve Gathering at the River

Mark your calendars for a super fun day. C’mon out on August 9th, 11am-5pm to celebrate the Howland Preserve. Enjoy a concert by Don Shappell, food, fun, kayaking, art vendors, raffles! SEE YOU AT THE RIVER!

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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
22

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.

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