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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...

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

Events // September 19, 2018

By Giulia Morrone, Development Manager Fall is such a special time in the Wissahickon. The leaves turn into vibrant bursts of red and orange, the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, goldenrod pops...

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

Education // September 11, 2018

Another article in an occasional series of articles that appeared in FOW’s publications in the past and still resonate with us today. This piece was written by Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist at the...

The Cedars House Gets a Colorful Make-Over

Restoration // August 29, 2018

By Laura Feragen The interior and exterior first floor of The Cedars House Café recently got a face lift, thanks to a team of skilled volunteers, some of whom were moonlighting from their usual FOW...

Little Friends—Great Possibilities

Education // August 22, 2018

The Strategic Blueprint 2018-2020 was introduced in the Winter 2017 Newsletter and outlines three interlocking strategic priorities: to create and maintain safe and attractive infrastructure, provide a wide range of engagement opportunities for the public,...

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News // August 17, 2018

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Nature // August 07, 2018

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Education // August 01, 2018

National Moth Week 2018- July 21-28; A global celebration of moths and biodiversity

Conservation // July 18, 2018

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News // July 11, 2018

Sundown Hiking – All the glories of summer without the sweat

Education // July 10, 2018

A Season for the Birds (and Bird Lovers)

Nature // June 28, 2018