Community in Action

Learn by Doing: Emergency Preparedness

Confession time: despite working at an organization that focuses on helping people prepare for natural hazard events, I never formally sat down with my own family to take the recommended steps for emergency preparedness – until this week. With Hurricane Preparedness Week occurring May 9-15 and Nurture Nature Center hosting upcoming emergency preparedness kit distributions... Read More

Spotlight on Community: Habitat and Recreation Improvements at Minsi Lake

In 2017, Minsi Lake was drained for repairs to its dam and spillway, sparking an extensive effort to improve habitat and recreational opportunities in this special place. Draining the lake “was kind of a once in a lifetime opportunity” to undertake these projects, says Jim Wilson, Recreation Specialist for Northampton County Parks and Recreation. Since... Read More