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Nurture Nature Center is excited for the start of its Youth Climate Leadership Series – a free program for middle and high school youth that will explore climate change topics and how youth can make a difference in their future.  The program meets for 10 sessions meeting the 2nd Saturdays of each month starting September... 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 one of nine Community Projects funded through Congresswoman Susan Wild

Nurture Nature Center is excited to announce we are one of nine Community Project Funding requests Congresswoman Susan Wild secured funding for from the House Appropriations Committee.  NNC thanks Congresswoman Susan Wild – Easton District Office for supporting $140,000 in funding for the expansion of our NOAA-funded CREATE Resilience project into a permanent hub at... Read More -

Nurture Nature Center receives million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation

  Beginning in July 2021, Nurture Nature Center will lead the four-year project “Building Insights through Observation: Researching Arts-Based Methods for Teaching and Learning with Data” funded by the National Science Foundation’s Discovery Research PreK-12 program. The project will conduct foundational research to understand the ways in which arts-based instructional methods and geospatial data visualization... Read More -

Nurture Nature Center welcomes five new grant-funded projects, including a million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation

Nurture Nature Center (NNC) is excited to begin working on five new grant-funded projects, including a million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation. Beginning in July 2021, NNC will lead the four-year project “Building Insights through Observation: Researching Arts-Based Methods for Teaching and Learning with Data” funded by the National Science Foundation’s Discovery Research... 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 -