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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: 2024 Day of Service

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy: 2024 Day of Service

by Malcolm Bundy, Philadelphia Community Organizer Every year, community members celebrate the legacy of Dr. King by giving back to their community for the MLK Day of Service. This year, […]

2023 Tacony Creek Park Block Parties: Bugs, Summer Joy, and a Milksnake!

2023 Tacony Creek Park Block Parties: Bugs, Summer Joy, and a Milksnake!

Our 11th year hosting Block Parties in Tacony Creek Park was filled with colorful chalk on the trails, joy in nature, family, environmental education, edible plants in the park, and […]

Lots of Nature & Wildlife in TTF Watershed: 2023 City Nature Challenge & Spring BioBlitz

Lots of Nature & Wildlife in TTF Watershed: 2023 City Nature Challenge & Spring BioBlitz

Our annual BioBlitz ran from April 22 through May 1. A BioBlitz encourages participants to observe as many species over a set amount of time in a particular geographic area. […]

Mapping Our Watershed: Community Science and Art in Cheltenham Township

Mapping Our Watershed: Community Science and Art in Cheltenham Township

We are excited to work once again with Rebecca Schultz as well as Cheltenham Center for the Arts on the vastly creative and community-uniting project, Mapping Our Watershed. Through six […]

TTF Watershed Milestones Award Ceremony at Globe Dye Works: Celebration of Clean Water Community

TTF Watershed Milestones Award Ceremony at Globe Dye Works: Celebration of Clean Water Community

Honoree Roy Gordon, Philadelphia Water Department, summed it up perfectly when he said: “All of us are here together for a reason!” The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) recognized Roy as […]

2022 Tacony Creek Park Block Parties: Partners & Neighbors

2022 Tacony Creek Park Block Parties: Partners & Neighbors

WOW! It’s our 10th year of hosting Block Parties in Tacony Creek Park! This year’s parties were filled with adventure, family, and environmental education. Tacony Creek Park welcomed about 300 attendees […]

Tacony Creek Park neighbors welcome trees home!

Tacony Creek Park neighbors welcome trees home!

Trees are holders and signifiers of life! By Nagiarry Porcena-Meneus, Community Organizer Trees provide us with quality oxygen production, habitats for our ecosystems, wind control, pollution reduction. Additionally, to counteract […]

Jenkintown Creek Neighbors are Stream Smart

Jenkintown Creek Neighbors are Stream Smart

By Ryan Neuman, Upstream Conservation Leader This Spring, we hosted a workshop at Manor College in Jenkintown to unveil the beginning of a new program called Stream Smart. Stream Smart […]

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