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Stewarding 1,300+ Acres: Thomas Darling Preserve -
Cultivating a Future for Conservation -
Connecting the Community with Trexler Nature Preserve -
Wildlands Protects 500 Critical Acres in Lehigh River Headwaters -
Wildlands Protects 72 Acres in the Poconos -

In December 2017, Wildlands Conservancy permanently protected 72 acres of woodlands and wetlands situated in Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County. The acquired acreage expands Wildlands’ 1,300-acre Thomas Darling Preserve at Two Mile Run along Route 940 in Blakeslee. This acquisition permanently preserves the forests and streams that are critical to the sustained health of the Lehigh River watershed, and, ultimately, the […]

Streamside Plantings Taking Root Throughout the Region! -

Riparian buffers – what exactly are they and why does Wildlands talk about them so much? Good question! Simply put, riparian buffers are streamside strips of native trees and plants that hugely benefit the health of our waterways, and in turn, our whole Lehigh River watershed! Riparian buffers are a cost effective way to filter […]

Maple Tract Preserve Stream Restoration -

Restoring the natural state of a stream affords a whole host of benefits, including improved water quality and wildlife habitat, erosion and flood control and enhanced opportunities for recreation. And when it comes to stream restoration, few strategies are as simple and effective as dam removal. Wildlands has facilitated the removal of 18 obsolete dams […]

What is a Watershed?! -

Did you know that every person on the planet lives in a watershed? Our environment, economy and well-being all depend on its health! Understanding how a watershed works is vital to stewarding its future – for all the people and wildlife who call it home! Simply put, a watershed consists of any land that drains […]

We Have a Plan for Clean Water Forever -
Monocacy Park Stream Restoration -