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

March
29

Ashley Planes/Dogtown Hike

Join Dave Estep as he leads the search for DogTown! DogTown is a ghost town off the Ashley Planes where some of the Planes employees lived. There will be great discoveries on this walk so bring your sense of adventure, wear sturdy walking shoes and prepare to explore! Also bring your lunch, water and snacks.

Please contact NBLT as the Event is Full at this time!

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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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