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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...

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...

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

Conservation // July 11, 2019

Excerpted from Maris Harmon’s Monarch Diaries By Christina Moresi, Wissahickon Environmental Center For the past two summers at the Tree House, we’ve gathered a handful of monarch caterpillar eggs from the milkweed patch in Andorra...

Volunteer Spotlight: Varian Bosch

Conservation // July 03, 2019

How did you decide to volunteer with FOW? I was working at the Wissahickon Environmental Center as a summer educator when I was introduced to FOW, the work that they do, and the people that...

FOW is hiring Seasonal Field Assistants

Current Projects // June 06, 2019

Job Announcement Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is seeking three (3) Seasonal Outreach Assistants to share FOW’s mission and responsible park use principles with park visitors around the Valley Green Inn and Devil’s Pool in...

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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

City Nature Challenge 2019: Calling All Nature Lovers!

Nature // April 10, 2019

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