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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 […]

Blitzing for TTF Chloride in Summer 2023!

Blitzing for TTF Chloride in Summer 2023!

In June, several Streamkeepers from TTF and the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust met at Ethel Jordan Park to continue the second year of Chloride Blitz sampling. Last year, TTF began […]

TTF staff participate in new Professionals of Color cohort hosted by Institute for Conservation Leadership

TTF staff participate in new Professionals of Color cohort hosted by Institute for Conservation Leadership

By Malcolm Bundy, Philadelphia Community Organizer Starting in the fall of 2022, The Institute for Conservation Leadership (ICL) launched an exciting new pilot program for BIPOC (Black, indigenous, and people […]

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. […]

The Board Perspective: Highlights from TTF Board Co-Presidents, Susan Myerov & Sara Poindexter

The Board Perspective: Highlights from TTF Board Co-Presidents, Susan Myerov & Sara Poindexter

Highlights from Board Co-Presidents By Susan Myerov, Abington Township Environmental Advisory Council and Senior Program Director, PA Environmental Council One of the great pleasures I have being a board member […]

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. […]

Tacony Creek Park community enjoys Fall Festival & Concert with Olney Culture Lab

Tacony Creek Park community enjoys Fall Festival & Concert with Olney Culture Lab

We premiered a TTF first this fall! We hosted our first Fall Festival on October 2nd. Community groups, friends, and family gathered at the big grassy field on Olney Avenue, […]

Germantown Flooding: Community Connections to the Past, Present, & Future

Germantown Flooding: Community Connections to the Past, Present, & Future

Our TTF watershed communities and waterways face many serious water problems, from combined sewage overflows to runoff pollution to flooding. These challenges disproportionately impact our BIPOC communities — and are […]

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