The Lehigh Valley Group (LVG), part of the Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, is focused on the environmental issues facing the Lehigh Valley region. Our Sierra Club volunteers from Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, and Monroe counties are working together to maintain and conserve the natural resources of the area and protect them for generations to come.
We meet on the second Thursday of each month. You can find information about meeting times and locations on MeetUp.
Our mission: Explore, Enjoy, and Protect the Planet.
Pedestrian Bridge Over Lehigh River in Bethlehem
The road that leads to one of our major projects over the past few years, the pedestrian/biking bridge over the Lehigh River, has come upon its most recent obstacle. After participating in four interviews with bridge design firms and engaging in Bethlehem’s Climate Action Plan (see attached letter), the funding of the feasibility study has been thrown into question by one of the city council members. Read More...
Adventures on the D&L Trail
The days are cooler in early fall, and I enjoy putting in extra time riding my bike on the D&L trails. I especially like the section between Glen Onoko and Rockport. Cool mornings are perfect for going on long rides and seeing parts of the Lehigh River that many people never view. Fall is a great time of year to see deer, bear, and snakes: copperheads and rattlesnakes are common sights on sunny days. Read more...
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