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Protect and restore critical natural areas and waterways, and educate the community to create a legacy of a healthy, sustainable, environment for future generations.

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Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Route 33 Boat Launch
Close out the season with our traditional paddle down the Lehigh River while celebrating this beautiful time of year and enjoying the fall foliage. We’ll paddle 11 miles from Canal Park in Allentown, through the “metro-wilderness” we call home, to the Rt. 33 boat launch in Freemansburg. All equipment is provided and all trips include beginner[...]
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Wayne Grube Park
Halfway through our hike, we’ll explore part of the Nor-Bath Trail. Then we will turn around and return to Wayne Grube Memorial Park, a 200-acre park in Northampton County. The Catasauqua Creek meanders down the middle of the park, which also boasts a softball field, 3 pavilions, and toddler-friendly playgrounds. There’s a pleasant loop trail[...]
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
It’s Halloween, the perfect time to visit with critters that give many people the heebie-jeebies! We’ll meet Wildlands Conservancy’s creepiest critters (and learn that they’re not very scary at all). Afterwards, we’ll hit the trails looking for things that go bump in the night, before ending our evening with yummy apples roasted over a campfire and giggles over our adventures.[...]
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Bear Swamp Park & Archery Center
Discover the unique ecosystems at Bear Swamp Park while learning the basics of this treasure hunting activity. Use our GPS devices or your own phone! Register
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Trexler Environmental Center
After meeting our education owls to learn about their amazing adaptations, we’ll head outside to search for Trexler Nature Preserve’s resident owls. Later, we’ll relive our adventures while sipping hot cocoa in the comfort of the environmental center. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Trexler Environmental Center   Register
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am Thomas Darling Preserve
Thomas Darling is a 2500-acre glacial wetland that’s home to one of the state’s largest spruce forests. The Preserve, a joint venture between Wildlands Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy, supports a wide variety of plant and animal species, including some not typically found in other areas. Our boardwalk hike will provide a great view of[...]
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