Category: Nature

Tacony Creek Creatures: North American River Otters

Tacony Creek Creatures: North American River Otters

Intern Emmanuel Hampton continues his Tacony Creek Creatures series with North American River Otters.  Stop by the River Alive Learning Trail to see the water snake, heron, fox, painted turtle, river […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

2021 is the Year of Water at Awbury! Did you know our creek starts way up there?

2021 is the Year of Water at Awbury! Did you know our creek starts way up there?

This blog is reposted from Awbury Arboretum. You can read the original post here.  We are so proud that Awbury recognized the work of Julie Slavet, our Executive Director, back […]

TTF Bird Guide: Now in Spanish! | Guia de aves de la cuenca TTF: ¡Ahora en español!

TTF Bird Guide: Now in Spanish! | Guia de aves de la cuenca TTF: ¡Ahora en español!

Guest Blog by Robin Irizarry, Wyncote Audubon Society, Philadelphia Programs Co-chair If you’ve ever had the pleasure of going on a bird walk with the folks at the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF […]

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 […]

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