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What to See in the Wissahickon 

Nature // July 18, 2017

APPEARING NOW along the creek Jewel Weed (Impatiens capensis) This native plant is also called “Touch Me Not” (That name makes you want to touch them, right?), and the ripe seed pods pop on touch. The orange drooping...

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Jul24th

Moth Night in Andorra Natural Area w/ Kris Soffa

Meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. Join us for this evening experience to learn about these alluring nighttime beauties. FOW Trail Ambassador and PA Master Naturalist Kris Soffa will be giving a “Moth Basics” PowerPoint…

Jul27th

Mindfulness Meditation Hike to Hermit’s Cave with Kevin Eikov

Meet at 208 Lincoln Drive (Use 6034 Wissahickon Ave for GPS driving directions) Philadelphia, PA 19144 Kevin will lead a hike from Historic RittenhouseTown to the Hermit’s Cave and back. During our hike we will…

Jul28th

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

Meet at Pachella Field Join FOW’s Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike on the last Friday of each month. She will tour a different section each hike and talk about her experiences as well…

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