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City of Easton adopts Climate Action Plan!

On October 27, 2021, the City of Easton adopted the proposed Climate Action Plan (CAP) developed by Nurture Nature Center with public and stakeholder input.  The CAP’s development was led by NNC Science Director, Kathryn Semmens, through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Local Climate Action Program 2020-2021.  The program provided technical assistance through DEP... Read More -

Gardening a Greener Future Virtual Tour!

Nurture Nature Center, with funding from a Lehigh Valley Greenways Mini Grant, recently redesigned its urban garden to better mitigate the impact of heavy precipitation events and have it serve as a demonstration site for others looking to enhance their backyard green spaces as effective stormwater management. Interpretive signage for the urban garden educates about... Read More -

Nurture Nature Center talks sustainability and climate on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Nurture Nature Center’s Executive Director, Rachel Hogan Carr, and Science Director, Kathryn Semmens, spoke with Sally Handlon, host of the WDIY program Lehigh Valley Discourse on April 15th, 2021 about sustainability and climate change initiatives in the Lehigh Valley. You can listen to the conversation here. With Earth Day approaching, the discussion focused on efforts... Read More -