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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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Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
“You & Me” is a program designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience the wonders of nature, promoting curiosity and exploration, in a safe, supportive environment. This Month’s Program: Meet a live rabbit, then “be” a rabbit, using sensory-based experiences linked to social emotional learning skills. Program includes nature play and read[...]
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm WAWA
Join us for a day of volunteering at our Thomas Darling Poconos preserve! Scope of work: Come join Wildlands staff and the Ruffed Grouse Society as we advance our Golden Winged Warbler habitat restoration project and work to benefit many other wild plant and animal species by managing plants and new seedlings in the established restoration area at[...]
Apr 27 @ 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 retrace our steps 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. In addition, there’s[...]
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wayne Grube Park
Get ready to test your lily pad leaping, frog-hopping, and insect-catching abilities during a frog slog adventure. This program is designed to inspire locomotion, mindful movement, and learning through play, while shedding light on the mysteries and needs of local amphibians.  PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience nature[...]
May 4 @ 10:00 am Lehigh Gap Nature Center
Join us for GOLV’s first visit to the amazing Lehigh Gap Nature Center. Naturalists at LGNC cracked the mystery of how to re-vegetate 400 acres in the barren Lehigh Gap that had been denuded by waste material from the Palmerton Zinc Pile Superfund site. During the mid-1990’s the Wildlife Information Center bought a house and[...]
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Wild Eggs added lots of novel and innovative activities to our non-traditional, non-competitive family experience! There’s also much more including: games, crafts and a live animal egg hunt. Each child leaves with an age-appropriate goodie bag. Pre-registration is required. There are two sessions to choose from: Register for 10:00 am-12:00 pm Register for 1:00 pm -3:00 pm Prior[...]
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