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Wissahickon Valley Park Winter Curfew

Conservation // December 03, 2018

Effective Dec. 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019, the Wissahickon Valley, East and West Fairmount Park, Cobbs Creek Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Tacony Creek Park, and Pennypack Park areas of the Philadelphia Parks &...

From the Archives: A Wonderland of Winter Plants

Nature // January 16, 2019

One in an occasional series in which FOW publishes articles that appeared in our publications in the past, and still resonate with us today. This piece was written by Anne M. Brennan, former Horticulture Section...

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Jan19th

Kid Friendly Hike with Marv Schwartz

Meet at Valley Green Inn This hike takes participants along Forbidden Drive and on wooded trails with interesting geologic formations. Visit the Livezey Dam, Gorgas Creek Cave, and Fingerspan Bridge. We will stop to enjoy…

Jan21st

CANCELED – Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteer Day of Service

This event has been canceled due to inclement weather. Thomas Mansion in Germantown is a historic property built in 1869 by George Clifford Thomas and his wife Caroline Sheetz. The property, which once boasted beautifully landscaped…

Jan23rd

Wissahickon Winter Mindfulness Walk with Irene Lotka

Meet at Cedars House Café (Note: GPS does not work for this location) Let’s step away from our busy lives and welcome in the New Year with a Winter Mindfulness Walk.  Join us as we…

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