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Project Announcement: Andorra Stormwater Management and Sedimentation Reduction Project

Current Projects // February 22, 2018

By Peg Shaw, Director of Land Management Phase I of FOW’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) project in Andorra is set to begin construction in March and be completed by early June. This unique project, funded by...

Pennsylvania Names Philadelphia’s Forbidden Drive as 2018 Trail of the Year

Conservation // February 14, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that Forbidden Drive located in Wissahickon Valley Park, has been named 2018 Trail of the Year. “This trail truly is among so many...

Volunteer Spotlight: Morgan Sims

News // May 23, 2018

How do you volunteer with FOW? Woodshop, or “The Hive,” as some of the guys affectionately call it. We make trail signs, bird, and bat houses, benches, picnic tables, fence railings, and whatever else the...

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May24th

Thursday Afternoon Devil’s Pool Clean Up

Meet at Valley Green Inn. Join FOW for a regular clean up of one of the most beautiful (and popular) spots of the Wissahickon. Work will consist of collecting trash, separating recycling, and general maintenance…

May25th

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

Meet at Pachella Fields.  Join FOW Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike each month. She will tour a different section of the Wissahickon during each hike and talk about her park experiences, as well…

May31st

Thursday Afternoon Devil’s Pool Clean Up

Meet at Valley Green Inn. Join FOW for a regular clean up of one of the most beautiful (and popular) spots of the Wissahickon. Work will consist of collecting trash, separating recycling, and general maintenance…

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