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April
7

WIN AN ALL INCLUSIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI TO SOUTH AFRICA!

North Branch Land Trust is very excited to offer this exciting raffle!
You can win an all inclusive photographic Safari to South Africa
November 6-18, 2016
11 night-12 day safari, value $3593
Round trip airfare from JFK, value $1200
Round trip airport shuttle, value $100

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May
1

ART IN NATURE WALK / ILLUSTRATED JOURNALING

Connecting with the land offers many things: beauty, serenity, and focus.
Learn how to transfer what you see and feel when in nature into your personal journal through sketches, and/or words. Your journal can be used as a tool for reflection or to record factual observations about plants, birds, or other living things.

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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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