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Cement Plant Agrees to $165,000 Settlement Payment to Philadelphia-area Community Environmental Projects

Cement Plant Agrees to $165,000 Settlement Payment to Philadelphia-area Community Environmental Projects

Philadelphia, P.A., May 9, 2024 — PennFuture, the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF), and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit against Cosan LLC and Mossi […]

Happy Spring! Welcome Jose, new Seasonal Maintenance Attendant for Tacony Creek Park

Happy Spring! Welcome Jose, new Seasonal Maintenance Attendant for Tacony Creek Park

Join us in welcoming our Seasonal Maintenance Attendant, Jose. He comes to us with solid experience with PowerCorps PHL and AmeriCorps. Say hello when you see him in Tacony Creek […]

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, […]

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