March – April 2014
A newly updated Model Flood Ordinance will be revealed for municipal managers, emergency managers, and those interested.
The Lehigh Valley Flood Awareness Forum will be a 3-hour morning designed to help municipal personnel learn more, discuss their issues with one another, and learn about the ordinance tool that they can use in their communities.
Professor Diane Husic, professor and chair of Biological Sciences at Moravian College, will speak about the intersections between Science, Nature, and the Arts. Admission is FREE.
Professor Anna Edlund, biology professor at Lafayette College, will discuss the relationship between pollen and allergies.
Many of us suffering from spring allergies check for pollen counts in our local weather forecasts. But what is pollen? Why can it be so irritating? Professor Edlund will introduce us to the beauty of pollen and their interactions with our respiratory and immune systems.
For more information or to register please call Kate Brandes at 610-253-4432.
Visit Nurture Nature Center’s art exhibits and see our Science on a Sphere. A live presenter will be available to answer your questions and show you displays of Earth and space science.
Learn about gardening with containers in urban spaces. Participants will plant and take home their own small container garden using recycled materials. Pre-registration required, $15.00.
The Easton Hunger Coalition is asking everyone to “come to the table” and work to find solutions and create change to resolve local poverty and hunger issues. With less resources available, it is critical to know what is happening and how we intersect, overlap and what we may be missing, so that we can improve communications and achieve efficiency. Open to the public, admission is FREE.
Travel through our solar system on NNC’s Science on a Sphere to learn about different moons on each planet!
Join NNC for a special event with Delaware Canal State Park educator Ian Kindle to learn all about insects, and a special live performance by children’s performer Miss Maggie!
Miss Maggie is a children’s performer who combines singing, guitar, percussion, poems and stories to entertain and teach children of all ages.
Event begins at 11am, doors open at 10am. Suggested donation $5.
Professor Laurie Caslake, Lafayette College biology professor, will discuss molds, bacteria, and human health.
Most of us don’t like to think about all the microorganisms that share our bodies and our world. These unseen components of the environment can have both negative and positive impacts on our health. Professor Caslake will share this microbial world with us and look at the impact on our bodies.
For more information or to register, please call Kate Brandes at 610-253-4432.
Think you can’t do raised-bed gardening in the City? Learn how NNC is using recycled containers to do it in a new way. Participants will take home a small, portable raised-bed garden. Pre-registration required, $15.00.