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Love Where You Live & Celebrate FOW’s 95th Anniversary!

Conservation // September 11, 2019

FOW is celebrating 95 years of successful stewardship of Wissahickon Valley Park with Love Where You Live, a 95th Anniversary Celebration Party at Erdenheim Farm on October 11, 2019. Join the party! Help FOW celebrate...

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...

Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Hoellein

Conservation // September 18, 2019

Each season, we like to highlight the experiences of one of our outstanding volunteers. This time around, we decided to check in with Trail Ambassador, Debbie Hoellein. How did you decide to volunteer with FOW?...

2019 All Trails Challenge Results

Conservation // September 11, 2019

The 2019 All Trails Challenge is officially over and we’ve had some great success! The All Trails Challenge invited park users to explore all 50 miles of the Wissahickon Valley’s trails. The Challenge ran from...

From the Archives: Summer Birding in the Wissahickon

Nature // August 14, 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 Steve Lawrence (1921-2012) for FOW’s Summer...

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Partner Spotlight: NaturePHL

Nature // July 31, 2019

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Nature // July 24, 2019

The Park and Your Health-A Conversation with Lee Jablow, M.D., Chestnut Hill Hospital

Education // July 17, 2019

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

Conservation // July 11, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Varian Bosch

Conservation // July 03, 2019

FOW is hiring Seasonal Field Assistants

Current Projects // June 06, 2019

A Unique Take on the All Trails Challenge

Events // May 22, 2019