Category: Green Stormwater Infrastructure

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Organizational Background The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is seeking a Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant (PSA) to support the improvement and maintenance of Tacony […]

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Organizational Background The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is seeking a Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant (PSA) to support the improvement and maintenance of Tacony […]

Nature-Based Pollution Solutions Coming to Northwood!

Nature-Based Pollution Solutions Coming to Northwood!

As part of the twenty-five-year Green City Clean Waters program, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is installing Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) projects across the city to combat pollution from stormwater […]

Sanchez and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership secure $175K grant

This blog is a repost from PAHouse.com. See the original news release here. Rep. Ben Sanchez153rd District / Montgomery County Sanchez and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership secure $175K grant Rep. Ben Sanchez    January 9, […]

Stream Smart brings healthier creeks to homes & communities!

Stream Smart brings healthier creeks to homes & communities!

As 2022 comes to a close, so will the multi-year Stream Smart Program funded through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation  and coordinated by our partner, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. […]

Garfield Refining & TTF Watershed Partnership Beautify Northeast Philly

Garfield Refining & TTF Watershed Partnership Beautify Northeast Philly

This piece is a guest blog, written by the team at Garfield Refining. TTF is delighted to work with a partner as passionate and dedicated as Garfield Refining to keep […]

Collaborative clean water projects in Alverthorpe Park will improve Jenkintown Creek!

Collaborative clean water projects in Alverthorpe Park will improve Jenkintown Creek!

Engineering Students from a senior design studio class at Temple University majoring came to Alverthorpe Park to plant native perennials in a new stormwater feature that TTF had just installed. […]

Why were they digging big holes in the lawn at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel?

Why were they digging big holes in the lawn at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel?

We are excited to share this article as a guest blog, reposted from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. You can find the original here. We are honored to work together with Reform […]

Watershed Districts: The Case for Environmental Gerrymandering

Watershed Districts: The Case for Environmental Gerrymandering

Watershed Districts: The Case for Environmental Gerrymandering* By David Bell We usually think of ourselves as living in a particular city, town, or neighborhood. What if we considered ourselves to […]

Let’s Talk About Equity in Green Infrastructure, by a Friend of the TTF Watershed

Let’s Talk About Equity in Green Infrastructure, by a Friend of the TTF Watershed

Guest Blog by John Raisch TTF recently recognized John for his work with an annual Friend of the TTF Watershed Milestones award. You can read more about John here and […]

2020 Stormwater Grant Recipients Restore more than Waterways

2020 Stormwater Grant Recipients Restore more than Waterways

Sites citywide receive funding to manage stormwater + enhance their communities. Written by Grace Maiorano, Philadelphia Water Department. Read the original blog post here. Though the pandemic has impacted some of our […]

Stormwater Management at Home and Online

Stormwater Management at Home and Online

By Ryan Neuman, Upstream Conservation Leader On March 24, partners from Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, and Wissahickon Trails came together to host a webinar on managing stormwater […]

How Philadelphia’s Water Pollution Problems Shaped the City

How Philadelphia’s Water Pollution Problems Shaped the City

How Philadelphia’s Water Pollution Problems Shaped the City Below is an adapted transcript of the January 27, 2020 interview for Distillations from the Science History Institute with host Lisa Berry […]

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 […]

Jenkintown Creek Tour: Restoration in your Own Backyard

Jenkintown Creek Tour: Restoration in your Own Backyard

By Malcolm Bundy, TTF Intern What’s a better way to spend a Saturday then exploring nature in your own backyard? In late June, TTF staff, Streamkeepers, and volunteers joined with […]

Jenkintown Creek Restoration Project Comes to Cheltenham

Jenkintown Creek Restoration Project Comes to Cheltenham

Guest blog by Nicole from Patch-Abington.com. Originally posted here on November 16. Partnership encourages residents to get involved to improve water quality By Nicole, Patch Contributor | Nov 16, 2018 4:32 pm ET On […]

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