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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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Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – Mar 31 @ 10:45 am Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
FeederWatch is a winter-long survey of birds that visit feeders at nature centers and backyards. With the help of a naturalist, participants will count the birds that they see at our feeders and send their counts to Project FeederWatch. Your bird counts help scientists track long-term trends in bird distribution and abundance. With FeederWatch, your[...]
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Trexler Nature Preserve
We’ll have a great vantage point on the deck at the Environmental Center to see the elk pen plus the meadows and forests at Trexler. We’ll have a short tour of the LEED-certified Trexler Environmental Center and review the recreational opportunities at Trexler Nature Preserve. The TEC building has earned Gold Leadership in Energy and[...]
Mar 27 @ 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: Discover the adventure and magic that wait within the forests of Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. Program to include themed read-aloud, woodland[...]
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Bear Swamp Park and Archery Complex
Frogs are starting to sing- Spring has sprung! Join naturalists on the search for this unforgettable little frog with big voices. We’ll also search for salamanders and other signs of spring.   Dress for the weather and bring a headlamp or flashlight.   Register
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Trexler Environmental Center
Most of us are probably quite familiar with healing teas like mint, but many people don’t realize that certain trees can also be used to make beneficial drinks, especially over winter. This edible tree identification hike culminates in tree tea tasting upon return to the Environmental Education Center. Program is underwritten by Lehigh County. Register
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wayne Grube Park
Join us for an expedition into the park, as we search for signs of spring and local wildlife. Prek friendly field equipment will augment the experience.  PreK Pathfinders is designed for children aged 3-5 and their grown-ups. Together teams experience nature through outdoor exploration, STEM, art, and stories. Programs are free, but advanced registration is required.[...]
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