Category: Partners

MOM’s Organic Market Partner Alliance Spotlight: Protecting & Restoring the Environment

MOM’s Organic Market Partner Alliance Spotlight: Protecting & Restoring the Environment

We know that collaboration enables us to pursue our mission of a healthy watershed more effectively everyday! Volunteers, Board members, donors, and organizational partners expand our community and strengthen our […]

Tikkun Olam (Heal the World): Volunteers plant 2,000 Natives at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel!

Tikkun Olam (Heal the World): Volunteers plant 2,000 Natives at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel!

Can you guess how many TTF volunteer hours were contributed when people planted two thousand native perennials at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel (KI) in Elkins Park? Read on to find […]

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 […]

Our past AWE Fellow, MyKyah prepares for Audubon’s Educators Week!

Our past AWE Fellow, MyKyah prepares for Audubon’s Educators Week!

Written by MyKyah Vessels, Previous TTF Alliance for Watershed Education (AWE) Fellow Learn more about MyKyah here and about her time as an AWE Fellow with TTF here. Watch her […]

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 […]

Partner Alliance Spotlight, Essential Utilities: Champion of Communities

Partner Alliance Spotlight, Essential Utilities: Champion of Communities

Every collaboration that TTF develops helps pursue our mission of a healthy watershed more effectively everyday! That’s why we collaborate with dedicated volunteers, Board members, friends, and partners. Our special […]

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 […]

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 […]

Work with us to care for your park! Job Opening: Seasonal Maintenance Attendant for Tacony Creek Park

Work with us to care for your park! Job Opening: Seasonal Maintenance Attendant for Tacony Creek Park

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE ATTENDANT (SMA) The Seasonal Maintenance Attendant is a 6-month position, at 37.5 hours a week. It includes an hourly pay of $14.25. SMA Duties:  Includes turf and […]

Working Together to Remove Hundreds of Tires from Tacony Creek Park

Working Together to Remove Hundreds of Tires from Tacony Creek Park

Faced with the dumping of hundreds of tires below Whitaker Avenue and along the Tacony Creek Park Trail in early October, partners Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, United By Blue, Philadelphia Parks […]

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 […]

Rain didn’t ruin the 2nd Annual Fall Fest fun for the Tacony Creek Park community!

Rain didn’t ruin the 2nd Annual Fall Fest fun for the Tacony Creek Park community!

At the beginning of October, TTF hosted our second annual free Tacony Creek Park Music & Arts Fall Festival in partnership with Olney Culture Lab of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia. Community […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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