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Project Announcement: Forbidden Drive Streambank Stabilization Project Gets Underway

Current Projects // June 12, 2019

Friends of the Wissahickon’s (FOW) much anticipated stabilization of three major streambank collapse sites along Forbidden Drive is set to begin the week of June 17, with construction expected to be completed by the end...

All Trails Challenge: Ready, Set… GO!

Conservation // March 27, 2019

Spend your summer exploring Wissahickon Valley Park for the 2019 All Trails Challenge! Click here to start the 2019 All Trails Challenge TODAY! Mark your calendars folks, the All Trails Challenge 2019 is starting early...

Up at the Tree House… Meadows, Milkweed, & Monarchs

Conservation // July 11, 2019

Excerpted from Maris Harmon’s Monarch Diaries By Christina Moresi, Wissahickon Environmental Center For the past two summers at the Tree House, we’ve gathered a handful of monarch caterpillar eggs from the milkweed patch in Andorra...

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Thursday Trail Service

Meeting at Park Line Drive Trailhead Join FOW on Thursday for a morning of trail improvements in the park! Work will consist of regular trail improvement projects including repairing drains and grade reversals, repairing stone…


Thursday Clean Up

Meeting at Valley Green Inn Would you like to be part of keeping Wissahickon Valley Park clean and beautiful? Then join FOW on Thursday afternoon for a regular cleaning of the most visited places in…


CANCELLED: Meanderings in the Wissahickon with Shelly Brick

This hike is being cancelled due to intense heat.

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