Category: Kids

Watershed-Wide Photo Contest Winners Capture the TTF

Watershed-Wide Photo Contest Winners Capture the TTF

We are so proud to announce, along with partner the Olney Culture Lab, the award-winning photos from our third biennial photo contest,  Capturing the TTF Watershed Wide. Participants could photograph […]

Tacony Creek Park Explorer Kits: Fun Activities for your Kids!

Tacony Creek Park Explorer Kits: Fun Activities for your Kids!

Have you heard about the two special community engagement projects that were part of our Tacony Creek Park Master Plan? Four People of the Park signs have already been installed […]

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 […]

Learning to fish the TTF with Legacy, Land and Water Partners

Learning to fish the TTF with Legacy, Land and Water Partners

This fall, for the first time, TTF hosted fishing programs! We partnered with Todd Pride of Legacy, Land and Water Partners, an organization that provides both on-site hands-on and virtual […]

Updates on Little Libraries in Tacony Creek Park! Access free books for your children!

Updates on Little Libraries in Tacony Creek Park! Access free books for your children!

(Featured photo – credit to Jose Rivera @joserivera0605 on Instagram.) Reading is essential. Right now, according to Read by 4th, 2 out of 3 of our children are reading below […]

It’s still Tick Season in PA! Use these resources to prevent Lyme Disease

It’s still Tick Season in PA! Use these resources to prevent Lyme Disease

As stewards of vital green spaces in Pennsylvania, including Tacony Creek Park in Philadelphia and many restoration sites in our Eastern Montgomery County communities, we are sharing this important piece […]

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 […]

Now introducing…three new Little Libraries in Tacony Creek Park!

Now introducing…three new Little Libraries in Tacony Creek Park!

Reading is essential. We are so proud that we have been able to enhance learning opportunities within our watershed (which is really a big outdoor classroom), especially along Tacony Creek […]

Stunning Representations of TTF Watershed for “Eyes on our Landscape” Photo Contest

Stunning Representations of TTF Watershed for “Eyes on our Landscape” Photo Contest

TTF is so proud to announce the award-winning photos from our second photo contest! This year, we held the Eyes on our Landscape Photo Contest. Participants could photograph any landscape […]

We’re a Census Partner Because the Census = Funding | Somos un Socio del Censo Borque el Censo = Fondos

We’re a Census Partner Because the Census = Funding | Somos un Socio del Censo Borque el Censo = Fondos

By Susan Volz, Philadelphia Community Organizer Schools. Roads. Public assistance. Did you know the census determines how much money our communities get for these essential services? Did you know that […]

Giving Back on Martin Luther King Day of Service 2020

Giving Back on Martin Luther King Day of Service 2020

By Nagiarry Porcena-Meneus, Community Organizer To honor the environmental justice teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., community members, volunteer organizations, and schools came together in both of the Montgomery […]

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