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Celebrating 95 Years of Stewardship in a Super Mega Way!

News // May 08, 2019

by Sarah Marley, Director of Development & Outreach This year, Friends of the Wissahickon marks 95 years of stewardship of Wissahickon Valley Park and celebrates an era of the organization’s transformation. Founded in 1924 when...

All Trails Challenge: Ready, Set…

Conservation // March 27, 2019

Spend your summer exploring Wissahickon Valley Park for the 2019 All Trails Challenge! Mark your calendars folks, the All Trails Challenge 2019 is starting early this year! We want you in Wissahickon Valley Park hiking,...

A Unique Take on the All Trails Challenge

Events // May 22, 2019

We know hiking, riding, or running all 50 miles of trails in the Wissahickon can be a little daunting and sometimes you don’t know where to begin.  FOW Trail Ambassador Matthew Kokoszka completed the All...

Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Mikuliak

Conservation // May 01, 2019

How did you decide to volunteer with FOW? Wissahickon Valley Park is where I connected my children to the woods. After they grew up and left home, I had time to give back by volunteering...

Up at the Tree House- A Mud Pie a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Education // April 17, 2019

By Christina Moresi, Wissahickon Environmental Center Christina Moresi is an Environmental Education Planner at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. Have you ever noticed that when you hike through the forest or dig in the garden with...

City Nature Challenge 2019: Calling All Nature Lovers!

Nature // April 10, 2019

Do you love nature? Would you like to help document the fantastic variety of  flora and fauna that can be found in Philadelphia? If so, come on out and get involved in the 2019 City...

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Wissahickon Bird Buzz (4/4/19)

Nature // April 04, 2019

We Get By With a Lot of Help From Our Friends

Volunteers // April 03, 2019

Wissahickon Bird Buzz

Nature // March 07, 2019

Announcing Spring Valley Talks

Education // February 27, 2019

Fabulous Fungus in February

Education // February 20, 2019

Dispatches from the Trail: The Geek in Winter

Education // January 30, 2019