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Clean Philadelphia NOW: No more dumping in Tacony Creek Park!

Clean Philadelphia NOW: No more dumping in Tacony Creek Park!

Are you tired of walking through Tacony Creek Park and seeing illegal dumping along the trail? Trash Academy is a collaboratory of artists, engaged citizens, and representatives of non-profits (and […]

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership

JOB POSTING: Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Organizational Background The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is seeking a Philadelphia Stewardship Assistant (PSA) to support the improvement and maintenance of Tacony […]

Lots of Nature & Wildlife in TTF Watershed: 2023 City Nature Challenge & Spring BioBlitz

Lots of Nature & Wildlife in TTF Watershed: 2023 City Nature Challenge & Spring BioBlitz

Our annual BioBlitz ran from April 22 through May 1. A BioBlitz encourages participants to observe as many species over a set amount of time in a particular geographic area. […]

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 […]

Work with us to care for your park! Job Opening: Seasonal Maintenance Attendant for Tacony Creek Park

Work with us to care for your park! Job Opening: Seasonal Maintenance Attendant for Tacony Creek Park

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE ATTENDANT (SMA) The Seasonal Maintenance Attendant is a 6-month position, at 37.5 hours a week. It includes an hourly pay of $14.25. SMA Duties:  Includes turf and […]

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – A Conversation About Environmental Justice

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – A Conversation About Environmental Justice

Join TTF and our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Committee for an online conversation about Environmental Justice (EJ), in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Together, we’ll talk about […]

TTF Watershed Milestones Award Ceremony at Globe Dye Works: Celebration of Clean Water Community

TTF Watershed Milestones Award Ceremony at Globe Dye Works: Celebration of Clean Water Community

Honoree Roy Gordon, Philadelphia Water Department, summed it up perfectly when he said: “All of us are here together for a reason!” The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) recognized Roy as […]

It’s still Tick Season in PA! Use these resources to prevent Lyme Disease

It’s still Tick Season in PA! Use these resources to prevent Lyme Disease

As stewards of vital green spaces in Pennsylvania, including Tacony Creek Park in Philadelphia and many restoration sites in our Eastern Montgomery County communities, we are sharing this important piece […]

TTF Diversity Committee: The impact of litter on Tacony Creek Park: Philly needs to do more!

TTF Diversity Committee: The impact of litter on Tacony Creek Park: Philly needs to do more!

By Luanda Morris, Board Member & Chair of the TTF Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee, and the DEI Committee On Thursday, May 5, 2022, Philadelphia City Council held a […]

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