Category: Teaching

Green Earth Book Awards 2023 Winners: Looking for a good read?

Green Earth Book Awards 2023 Winners: Looking for a good read?

We are pleased to share this excerpt from Earth 911’s blog Green Earth Book Awards 2023 Winners. Click here to read the full story and discover the winners. We hope […]

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 […]

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 […]

TTF staff participates in chainsaw training with University of New Hampshire professor

TTF staff participates in chainsaw training with University of New Hampshire professor

TTF Philadelphia Stewardship Leader Alex Rosario attended a chainsaw training led by Professor Don Quigley, (Professor Emeritus, University of New Hampshire) provided through Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nature’s Hidden Surprises Shares Tacony Creek Park’s secrets: Join us!

Nature’s Hidden Surprises Shares Tacony Creek Park’s secrets: Join us!

We kicked-off April with our Nature’s Hidden Surprises Walk, our monthly weekday nature walk in Tacony Creek Park, led by Environmental Educator, Judith Gratz. This year, we’re starting at a […]

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