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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...

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...

Partner Spotlight: NaturePHL

Nature // July 31, 2019

By Allison Gibson, Partnerships and Programming Coordinator, NaturePHL, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education NaturePHL is a cross-sector program that aims to improve the health and well-being of Philadelphia children and families through increased outdoor activity...

Volunteer Picks: The Best of the Wissahickon

Nature // July 24, 2019

With 1800 acres and over 50 miles of trails to explore in Wissahickon Valley Park, it’s no surprise that even long-time park users continue to discover new favorite places in the park. From open meadows,...

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

Education // July 17, 2019

Dr. Jablow has been involved with emergency medicine since he was 17 and worked as an EMT in his home state of New Jersey, work he continued through high school, college, and during medical school...

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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

Celebrating 95 Years of Stewardship in a Super Mega Way!

News // May 08, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Mikuliak

Conservation // May 01, 2019

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

Education // April 17, 2019