TTF in the News

Philly.com/The Inquirer: EPA cuts could hobble Delaware River’s cleanup, report says (August 29, 2017)

Juniata News: Something’s Out There in the Woods! (August 1, 2017)

Juniata News: Tacony Creek Park is a Great Day Trip, Just Minutes Away! (July 5, 2017)

Juniata News: Watershed Milestones Award Winners are Honored (June 13, 2017)

Temple Now: Next stop: Greeley and Hansen (May 10, 2017)

Philly.com/The Inquirer: With stream huggers to the rescue, Jenkintown Creek flowing toward healthy future (April 27, 2017)

NPR StateImpact, Pennsylvania: Delaware basin program measures its progress in protecting water supplies (January 25, 2017)

Montgomery News: Abington Friends School MLK service day draws volunteers (January 18, 2017)

Juniata News: New Website for Tacony Creek Park (January 3, 2017)

Glenside News: New riparian buffer in Abington helps improve water quality (December 7, 2016)

Glenside News: Jenkintown’s Guild Hall Brewing teams up with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (October 23, 2015)

Philly.com/The Inquirer: 5 hidden gems in Philly’s parks and neighborhoods (October 20, 2016)

Philly.com/The Inquirer: The Boardroom (September 26, 2016)

Montgomery Media: Abington Friends School dedicates new rain garden (September 23, 2016)

 

 

CBS Philly: Abington Friends School Celebrates New Rain Garden (September 16, 2016)

NFWF: $1.77 Million in Delaware River Restoration Funding Announced by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (July 20, 2016)

The Ukrainian Weekly: Rain Garden at Manor College aims to preserve Jenkintown Creek (July 15, 2016)

Philly.com/The Inquirer: ‘Hulk’ Actor Mark Ruffalo shows his green side to Philly science students (May 10, 2016)

Metro: Mark Ruffalo gets his feet wet in Tacony Creek (May 9, 2016)

CBS Philly: Actor Mark Ruffalo Visits Tookany Creek On Mission To Improve America’s Water (May 9, 2016)

Philly.com/The Inquirer: Every Day is Earth Day along Jenkintown Creek (April 23, 2016)

PhillyVoice.com: Parks and wreck: Unsafe, unsanitary city facilities in dire need of improvements (March 28, 2016)

Philly.com: In Cheltenham, a plan to thwart floods (November 18, 2015)

Glenside News: Jenkintown’s Guild Hall Brewing teams up with Tookany/Tacony-Frankord Watershed Partnership (October 23, 2015)

Montgomery Media: Cheltenham Township presents Sustainable Cheltenham Awards (July 23, 2015)

Green Philly Blog: How the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Affect Philly – GUEST POST (July 14, 2015)

Philly.com: After Philly Council passes, plastic bags still costly to clean up.
(June 20, 2015)

The Midweek Wire: Watershed Moments: Abington teachers, students and volunteers honored for work with watershed partnership (May 19, 2015)

Grid Magazine: Hard-Working Mussels: A new effort brings the mysterious mussel back to a Philadelphia waterway (November 17, 2014)

PA Environment Daily: Washington Gas Energy Presents $11,000 To PEC For Carbon Reduction Project (October 18, 2014)

Montgomery Media: Streamkeepers work to keep TTF and Pennypack watersheds healthy (October 1, 2014)

El Sol: Abrazando nuestra naturaleza en la ciudad (September 26, 2014)

Philadelphia Inquirer: Partnership aims at saving freshwater mussels (September 24, 2014)

CBS News: Freshwater Mussels Reintroduced to Tacony Creek (September 24, 2014)

Newsworks: Volunteers spruce up Vernon Park rain garden (September 10, 2014)

EPA Mid-Atlantic Region: A Revolutionary Resolution in Philadelphia (August 21, 2014)

Temple University: Center for Sustainable Communities receives $60,000 EPA grant to study community-drive design (August 2014)

The Inquirer: Projects on Delaware River win $2.4M in grants (July 16, 2014)

Juniata News: Birders flock to Tacony Creek Park (July 15, 2014)

Curbed Philly: Mapped: 11 Unsung and Underrated Parks of Philadelphia (July 14, 2014)

Juniata News: 810 Tires Collected During Waterway Cleanup (June 3, 2014)

Juniata News: Say Cheese, Tacony Creek Park! (June 3, 2014)

The Midweek Wire: Learning Environment (May 14, 2014)

Juniata News: “Love Your Park” Service Day Celebrates Neighborhood Green Spots (May 13, 2014)

Juniata News: 2nd Annual Healthy Trails 5k hits the trail in Tacony Creek Park  (April 22, 2014)

Arcadia University’s The Bulletin: Stormwater Management Tour Focuses on Sustainability (April 9, 2014)

Montgomery Media: Take a stormwater project tour with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (March 27, 2014)

NewsWorks: Friends of Vernon Park win community greening award (February 11, 2014)

CBS Philly: Outdoor Education Spots in Philadelphia (December 16, 2013)

The Inquirer: Letters to the Editor “Stronger than floods” (October 22, 2013)

The Midweek Wire: An upstream movement (October 16, 2013)

The Midweek Wire: Happy trails coming to Montgomery County (October 9, 2013)

City Paper: Readers write: Important allies for the Tookany Watershed (October 9, 2013)

The Frankford Gazette: TTF Moves into Historic Frankford (September 18, 2013)

Philly In Focus: Tacony Creek Park Cleanup (September 18, 2013)

Green Philly Blog: TTF Watershed’s Office Warming Party on 9/17 (September 11, 2013)

Crossing Path Blogs: Circuit Coalition Welcomes Three New Members (September 1, 2013)

PlanPhilly: Staycation: Tacony Creek Trail (August 16, 2013)

Grid Magazine: Watershed Partnership Joins Creative Community at Globe Dye Works (July 29, 2013)

Juniata News: Block Party at Tacony Creek Park Trails (July 16, 2013)

GreenTreks Network: Tacony Creek Restoration: Improving Water Quality and Quality of Life (June, 2013)

NewsWorks: Green Partnerships Highlighted at Germantown Garden Festival (June 8, 2013)

Cheltenham Township: Cheltenham Receives Municipal Leader Award (May 24, 2013)

Grid Magazine: Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Honors Environmental Stewards (May 20, 2013)

Green Philly Blog: Julie Slavet: Q & A with TTF Watershed Exec Director (March 26, 2013)

NewsWorks: Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Representatives Discuss the Year Ahead (February 13, 2012)

NewsWorks: Tree Tenders Program Branches Out to, and Plants Roots in, Germantown (December 17, 2012)

PlanPhilly: Watershed Partnership Plants Riparian Buffer at Abington Junior High (October 19, 2012)

Montgomery Media: Cheltenham Discusses Ordinance to Protect Tookany Creek (September 12, 2012)

Philly.com: $58,000 to Stem the Flow in NE Philly (August 17, 2012)

CBS Philly: Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Needs Help Finding Mussels (May 27, 2012)

NewsWorks: Environmental Group to Honor Several Germantowners as “Great Watershed Advocates” (May 21, 2012)

NewsWorks: Help Plant Some Trees in Germantown (May 7, 2012)

Arcadia University Bulletin: Grosslein ’11 Lands VISTA Position with TTF (May 4, 2012)

Citizen’s Call: Whole Foods Teams Up with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership for April 18 Shopping Day (April 10, 2012)

Arcadia University Bulletin: Clymer ’11, Arcadia Students Collaborate on Cheltenham Clean-up (March 21, 2012)

NewsWorks: Volunteers scout locations for future West Oak Lane tree plantings (March 14, 2012)

Philadelphia Inquirer: On the Boards (February 12, 2012)

Northeast Times: Collecting rain water can be a barrel of fun (February 16, 2012)

Germantown Chronicle: Vernon Park Members List Accomplishments [.pdf] (January 5, 2012)

The Shuttle: TTF Watershed Partnership Leads Coalition in Vernon Park Project [.pdf] (January 2012)

NEastPhilly.com: Environmental Tour of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed (December 22, 2001)

Northeast Times: That Old Man Creek… It Just Keeps Flowing (December 14, 2011)

The Arcadia University Bulletin: Volunteering for the Future: Clymer ’11 Lands Job with AmeriCorps VISTA (December 2, 2011)

Newsmakers: Julie Slavet (November 11, 2011)

Newsworks: Vernon Park Rain Garden Debuts on Community Clean-Up Day (November 7, 2011)

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Germantown: Cleaning Up Vernon Park (October 3, 2011)

Mt. Airy Patch: New Park Dedicated, Green Street Unveiled Near Awbury Arboretum (September 15, 2011)

NewsWorks: Volunteers, Vision and Change in Vernon Park (July 20, 2011)

NewsWorks: Community Plans to Build Rain Garden in Vernon Park (June 28, 2011)

Grid: Budding Opportunity (May 2011)

Glenside News/Globe News/Times Chronicle:Environmental achievement award presented to Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed (April 30, 2011)

NewsWorks: TTF Watershed’s EPA award (April 25, 2011)

Philly.com: Tookany Partnership, UM School District Get EPA Kudos (April 16, 2011)

EPA News Releases: EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners — Two Awardees From Philadelphia Area (April 14, 2011)

NewsWorks: EPA Brownfields Conference Finds a Model Project at Awbury Arboretum (April 4, 2011)

Arcadia University Bulletin: Social Action: Students Mark Storm Drains in Watershed (March 11, 2011)

Glenside News/Globe News/Times Chronicle: Transition Cheltenham to Present Honors at Event (March 6, 2011)

NewsWorks: Electronics Recycling (December 10, 2010)

The Shuttle: Recycle Electronics, Protect Waterways, Eat Donuts! [.pdf] (December 2010)

Glenside News/Globe News/Times Chronicle: Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership to Host Recycling Event (November 30, 2010)

STEM Project Based Learning News: Challenge Partners Collaborate to Develop Challenges [.pdf] (Fall, 2010)

The Philadelphia Tribune: Clearview St. Will Be Energy-Saving Model (May 12, 2010)

Arcadia University Bulletin: Students Pick Up Trash to Protect the Watershed (April 27, 2010)

The Shuttle: Ethical Electronics Recycling Event on November 21 and 22 [.pdf] (November, 2009)

Glenside News: School Project Earns Recognition [.pdf] (November, 2009)

Germantown Chronicle: Innovative Water Management Techniques in NW (October 15, 2009)

Germantown Chronicle: PWD Unveils Water Runoff Plan for Ross Street (October 8, 2009)

The Mt. Airy Independent: Vote for TTF in Vacant Lot Contest (October 8, 2009)

Germantown Chronicle: Neighbors Call for Changes at Washington Lane Station (September 3, 2009)

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Tacony Creek to Run Red for Tests [.pdf] (August 15, 2009)

The Mt. Airy Independent: PWD to Test “Green” Water Management on Chew Avenue [.pdf] (May 7, 2009)

Glenside News: Volunteers Clean up at School [.pdf] (May 6, 2009)

The Shuttle: Ethical Electronics Event to Protect World’s Waterways [.pdf] (March, 2009)

Mt. Airy Times Express: “Ethical Electronics Recycling” Nets over 10,500 lbs. [.pdf] (December 16, 2008)

Philly.com: Swimming and E-cycling for the Oceans (December 4, 2008)

Glenside News/Times Chronicle: Cheltenham Township Community Celebrates Earth Day at School Festival [.pdf] (April 30, 2008)

Greater Philadelphia Gardens: Roll Out the Rain Barrel: Gardeners Can Help Slow Stormwater Runoff (November 19, 2007)