Category: Plantings

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

350 Trees Now Planted and Given Out In Northeast Philadelphia

350 Trees Now Planted and Given Out In Northeast Philadelphia

This blog is a repost from Riverfront North. November 5, 2021 Northeast Philadelphia is a little bit greener this November. Riverfront North Partnership and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership collaborated on five events in […]

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 […]

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 […]

New rain garden in Alverthorpe Park protects Jenkintown Creek

New rain garden in Alverthorpe Park protects Jenkintown Creek

Blog by Ryan Neuman, TTF’s Upstream Conservation Leader               Our creek improvement efforts are continuing this fall at Alverthorpe Park in Abington, where we recently […]

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