Volunteering in Tacony Creek Park

Julie Slavet
Jan 7, 2013

In the fall, a squad of volunteers joined TTF at Tacony Creek Park (TCP) at Friends Hospital for a LOVE Your Park Day Cleanup. LOVE Your Park is a partnership among the Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC), Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS).

Cleanup at Tacony Creek Park
Volunteers Clean Up Tacony Creek Park

Volunteers collected trash and recyclables along the trails and the creekbed and banks.The GreenTreks Network film crew joined us to interview TTF staff and volunteers about the community impact of PPR and PWD’s trail and stream restoration work. Clean waterways and parks encourage positive park use and keep our waterways clean.

To learn about more watershed challenges, visit here.

TTF is working to bring you into Tacony Creek Park! Join us on Monday, January 21, for a MLK Day of Service from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tacony Creek Park, Friends Hospital– 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19124.  We have a limited supply of t-shirts to give out, so sign up today to get yours!

  • Sign up at the Martin Luther King Day of Service site here.
  • To find and sign up for our service project, enter our zip code–19138.

For more information regarding the MLK Day of Service, contact Alix Howard at alix@ttfwatershed.org or 215.844.8100.

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