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March
1

North Branch Land Trust's 19th Annual Dinner & Auctions

North Branch Land Trust will hold its 19th Annual Dinner & Auctions on Wednesday, May 2nd, from 5:30-9:00pm at the Westmoreland Club, Wilkes-Barre, PA. NBLT’s Annual Dinner & Auctions has become one of the most popular events in our region due to its fun atmosphere, incredible cuisine, and spectacular silent & live auction items. This year’s event theme is “Nature is the Best Playground”. All proceeds from the event go directly to NBLT’s efforts to conserve our natural heritage and provide opportunities for our children and future generations to experience nature.

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Next Event

June
10

NBLT Private Tour of Francis E. Walter Dam - Sunday, June 10, 2018

A member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will lead the tour and explain the engineering of the dam and the recreation opportunities it offers. If interested, register soon for there is a 15 person limit!

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Naturalist's Notes

Brook Trout in NEPA

The eastern brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a char, the only salmonid native to the cold water streams of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth’s state fish. Historically the range of our state fish was much larger but due to changes in climate, development and air pollution the known habitat has shrunk considerably!

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Conservation News

October
9

Earth Conservancy Donates Rail Bed to NBLT

Earth Conservancy donated approximately three miles of the old Lehigh & Susquehanna Railroad rail bed from the Seven Tubs Nature Area to Northampton Street. This donation will enable NBLT to complete the D&L Trail into Wilkes-Barre.

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