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All Trails Challenge: Ready, Set, GO!

Conservation // June 26, 2018

The 2018 All Trails Challenge has started! Click here to sign up! Get started now! STEP 1  Register here for the 2018 All Trails Challenge and follow the link to create your supporter page. All...

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...

Habitat for the Park’s Humanity

Conservation // October 16, 2018

In previous blog posts, we presented areas of strategic priority outlined in FOW’s Strategic Blueprint 2018-2020.  Here we explore another priority area, which focuses on fostering an ecologically diverse and functional habitat in Wissahickon Valley...

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Oct21st

Wissahickon Yoga Series

Meet at Blue Bell Hill. Connect with nature and practice in the serene outdoor setting of Wissahickon Valley Park with FOW for a monthly outdoor yoga series. On the 3rd Sunday of each month we…

Oct23rd

Valley Talk: Bird-Window Collisions with Keith Russell

It’s estimated that 360 million to one billion birds collide with windows in the U.S. every year making bird window collisions one of the most significant conservation issues affecting birds today. This talk will discuss…

Oct24th

Halloween Hikes to the Lost Cave of the Wissahickon with Kevin Eikov and Kris Soffa

Meet at front parking lot at 4900 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128  Join The Wild Woman of the Wissahickon on this spooky twilight hike to “The Lost Cave” of America’s first doomsday cult. As witches and goblins roam abroad in…

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