News - Educational Outreach

Nurture Nature Center awarded two new grants to support programs and education about the local environment

Nurture Nature Center was recently awarded two new grants that support programs and education about the local environment.  In April 2022, NNC received a 2022-2023 Environmental Education Grant for $20,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).  The PA DEP awarded $632,897 in Environmental Education Grants to support 63 projects addressing environmental justice, climate... Read More -

Nurture Nature Center receives 2022 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Nurture Nature Center is honored to receive the 2022 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the Watershed-Friendly Property Program (established through a grant from PA DEP Environmental Education Program).  Executive Director, Rachel Hogan Carr, and Outreach Educator, Gabi Sullivan, accepted the award on behalf of the NNC team... 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 -