Category: Rain Gardens

Restoration Update: Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel leads in stormwater management

Restoration Update: Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel leads in stormwater management

by TTF Upstream Conservation Leader, Ryan Neuman and TTF Intern, Carol Nie In a developed environment like suburban Philadelphia, stormwater runoff is the number one cause of pollution in our […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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