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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...

From the Archives: Native vs. Invasive

Conservation // November 14, 2018

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 Susie Wilmerding, current FOW Director and...

Calling All Stewards!

Conservation // November 07, 2018

By Shawn Green, Volunteer Coordinator Since Friends of the Wissahickon was formed in 1924, we have only been able to continue our conservation mission in the park with the work of volunteers. Trail maintenance, habitat...

Keep on Rolling with All Trails Challenge!

News // October 31, 2018

By Lorraine Awuku, FOW Development Manager The All Trails Challenge is almost halfway to our goal of raising $40,000 for the Wissahickon Valley Park. We’ve got 28 days left-I KNOW we can do this. With...

Volunteer Spotlight- Trail Ambassadors Eileen & Gordon Best

Newsletter // October 24, 2018

Let’s check in with volunteer Trail Ambassadors (and married couple!) Eileen & Gordon Best, who have been volunteering with FOW since 2017. How did you decide to volunteer with FOW? We did two or three...

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Habitat for the Park’s Humanity

Conservation // October 16, 2018

From the Directors Notebook: A Watershed Moment with Lasting Impact

Conservation // October 10, 2018

How to Help an Injured Animal?

Conservation // October 03, 2018

Seven Tips for Getting Your ATC Page the Attention It Deserves!

News // September 26, 2018

My favorite time of year…. you’ll hear Whispers along the Wissahickon

Events // September 19, 2018

From the Archives: Up at the Tree House . . . Fall Colors to Enjoy

Education // September 11, 2018

The Cedars House Gets a Colorful Make-Over

Restoration // August 29, 2018

Little Friends—Great Possibilities

Education // August 22, 2018