Category: Watershed Education

Philadelphia Water Department Honors Awbury Arboretum as Stormwater Pioneer During Earth Week

Philadelphia Water Department Honors Awbury Arboretum as Stormwater Pioneer During Earth Week

We are proud to share this press release from the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD). The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is a long-time partner of both PWD and the Awbury Arboretum. […]

JOB POSTING: Fishing Program Assistant, Riverfront North Partnership

JOB POSTING: Fishing Program Assistant, Riverfront North Partnership

JOB POSTING: Fishing Program Assistant, Riverfront North Partnership Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Fishing Program Assistant will help administer and lead weekly fishing programs in parks […]

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 […]

Watershed-Wide Photo Contest Winners Capture the TTF

Watershed-Wide Photo Contest Winners Capture the TTF

We are so proud to announce, along with partner the Olney Culture Lab, the award-winning photos from our third biennial photo contest,  Capturing the TTF Watershed Wide. Participants could photograph […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

2021 is the Year of Water at Awbury! Did you know our creek starts way up there?

2021 is the Year of Water at Awbury! Did you know our creek starts way up there?

This blog is reposted from Awbury Arboretum. You can read the original post here.  We are so proud that Awbury recognized the work of Julie Slavet, our Executive Director, back […]

Stunning Representations of TTF Watershed for “Eyes on our Landscape” Photo Contest

Stunning Representations of TTF Watershed for “Eyes on our Landscape” Photo Contest

TTF is so proud to announce the award-winning photos from our second photo contest! This year, we held the Eyes on our Landscape Photo Contest. Participants could photograph any landscape […]

PA Assn. Of Environmental Educators: 2021 Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience Award Winners

PA Assn. Of Environmental Educators: 2021 Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience Award Winners

The PA Association of Environmental Educators announced the winners of the 2021 Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience Award winners. — MWEE School Of Excellence Award – Abington Friends School –  “AFS Outside (AFS Outdoor Scholarship, […]

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