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  • A Section of the Yellow Trail is Closed « Friends of Wissahickon
    The Philadelphia Water Department is working on a stream restoration project at Gorgas Run Due to construction the Yellow Trail will be closed until fall 2016 Travel is not permitted through the closure area Pedestrian bridges have been removed and heavy equipment is in use All through traffic should use Forbidden Drive to bypass the construction area Henry Avenue can be accessed from the Yellow Trail via a temporary trail at Gates Street A high resolution map of the project area PWD Project Detour Sign General For more information please contact Henry Stroud Project Manager Friends of the Wissahickon stroud fow org 215 247 0417 x108 Tags 0 comments Leave a comment Click here to cancel reply Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Apr 30th Creek Cleanup Apr 30th Woodland Wildflower hike with Don Simon Susan Simon and Lisa Kolker Apr 30th Kid Friendly Hike with Marv Schwartz View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW

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  • Trail Work « Friends of Wissahickon
    Interest FAQ Facebook Twitter Instagram Sitemap Privacy Policy Board Login Trail Ambassadors Login Home News Trail Work Share this page Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email News Keep up to date with the park A Section of the Yellow Trail is Closed Trail Work December 16 2015 Philadelphia magazine features FOW s work in Devil s Pool Trail Work August 18 2015 Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Apr 30th Creek Cleanup Apr 30th Woodland Wildflower hike with Don Simon Susan Simon and Lisa Kolker Apr 30th Kid Friendly Hike with Marv Schwartz View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW on Instagram Ongoing Projects We need volunteers to help restore structures repair stone work and rebuild trails Volunteer Get involved Become a member today You like to drink clean water I like to breathe it Let s Be Friends Become a member LetsBeFriends Facebook Twitter Instagram Buy A Trail Map Frequent Questions

    Original URL path: http://fow.org/category/trail-work/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Partners in Park Stewardship: Friends of the Cresheim Trail « Friends of Wissahickon
    Trail to the rest of the Wissahickon trail network See FOW s Map of the Wissahickon Valley Park The Cresheim Trail connects to the street grid and sidewalk grids in Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill as well as the trail system in the Wissahickon Year round the trail sees daily use by joggers hikers dog walkers and mountain bikers Friends of the Cresheim Trail volunteers recently constructed a natural wood bench at the Grotto where the trail passes beneath a dramatic stony outcropping above Cresheim Valley Drive across from Navajo Street Constructed from a fallen tree this bench provides a resting spot with a lovely view over Cresheim Valley Drive to the patch of forest on the other side The City of Philadelphia is negotiating with PECO to acquire the old Pennsylvania Rail Road right of way to complete the Philadelphia portion of the Cresheim Trail over the Germantown Avenue Bridge to Stenton Avenue After reaching the city limits at Stenton Avenue the proposed Cresheim Trail will continue into Montgomery County to connect with the Green Ribbon Trail in Flourtown There is also a planned connection with the Tookany Tacony Trail in Montgomery County This off road transportation option will connect pubic transit trails neighborhoods schools and religious institutions in two counties and three townships Part of this Circuit the Cresheim Trail has the explicit support and is on the plans of regional and local planning commissions The Friends of the Cresheim Trail invites you to explore the built portion of the Cresheim Trail and further asks that you consider joining in FoCT s efforts You can support the trail by volunteering becoming a member joining the FoCT board and by writing to District 8 Councilwoman Cindy Bass to let her know of your support Building trails requires continuous effort

    Original URL path: http://fow.org/partners-in-park-stewardship-friends-of-the-cresheim-trail/ (2016-04-26)
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  • News « Friends of Wissahickon
    Goes Green Current Projects October 28 2015 Sign Sign Everywhere a Sign Current Projects October 20 2015 Mt Airy Gateway Project Moves Forward Newsletter October 11 2015 The Cedars House Celebrates 5 Years Newsletter October 11 2015 FOW Welcomes New Pennsylvania Master Naturalists Newsletter October 11 2015 Walnuts keep falling on my head Nature October 11 2015 It Takes a Village to Build a Porch Newsletter October 11 2015 FOW Increases Presence in the Park with Field Assistants Newsletter October 11 2015 Houston Meadow Trail Restoration Newsletter October 11 2015 Valley Green Road Walkway Stabilization Current Projects September 01 2015 Wissahickon East Park Small Area Plan Current Projects August 31 2015 Older Posts Newer Posts Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Apr 30th Creek Cleanup Apr 30th Woodland Wildflower hike with Don Simon Susan Simon and Lisa Kolker Apr 30th Kid Friendly Hike with Marv Schwartz View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW on Instagram

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  • Events for April 2016 « Friends of Wissahickon
    Navigation March May Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 27 Basics of Birding an 28 29 30 31 1 2 Native Seed Craft 3 Woods and Meadow Hik Trails Less Traveled Cedars Talk Butterf 4 5 Valley Talks Plannin 6 7 8 9 Bird Box Building Wo 10 Trails Less Traveled 11 12 13 14 15 16 Currently Exposed Ro Spring Awakening in Trail Maintenance 17 Bike the Hill 18 19 20 21 Thursday Tots April 22 Dancing With the Toa 23 Fishing the Wissahic Earth Day Trail Work 24 Meadow Bird Walk Basics of Birding an 25 26 27 28 29 30 Creek Cleanup Woodland Wildflower Kid Friendly Hike wi Calendar Month Navigation March May Export Month s Events Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Jun 29th Wissahickon Walkers Jun 25th Know Your Bugs Jun 22nd Wissahickon Walkers View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW on Instagram Ongoing Projects We need volunteers to

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  • Events for March 2016 « Friends of Wissahickon
    Search Events for March 2016 Calendar Month Navigation February April Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 28 Cedars Talks Roads 29 Watershed Quizzo wit 1 2 Wissahickon Walkers 3 4 5 6 Cedars Talks Grassr 7 8 Moons of Jupiter Wal 9 Wissahickon Walkers 10 11 12 Currently Exposed Ro Seeing Through the W Spring Tonics View All 4 Events 13 Cedars Talks Unders Trails Less Traveled 14 15 16 17 18 19 Blue Bell Invasive R Gorgeous Gorge with 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Basics of Birding an 28 29 30 31 1 2 Native Seed Craft Calendar Month Navigation February April Export Month s Events Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Jun 29th Wissahickon Walkers Jun 25th Know Your Bugs Jun 22nd Wissahickon Walkers View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW on Instagram Ongoing Projects We need volunteers to help restore structures repair stone work and rebuild trails Volunteer

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  • Events for May 2016 « Friends of Wissahickon
    Calendar Month Navigation April June Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 Wissahickon Walkers 5 6 7 Love Your Park Day Identifying and Draw LOVE Your Park Eatin 8 9 10 11 Wissahickon Walkers 12 13 14 White Trail Maintena A Woodsy Trek to Vis Kids Gone Wild 15 Meadow Bird Walk 16 17 18 Wissahickon Walkers 19 Thursday Tots May F Valley Talks The Pow 20 Bat Walk 21 Short Geology Hike a 22 Woods and Meadow Hik Basics of Birding an 23 24 25 Wissahickon Walkers 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 Wissahickon Walkers 2 Butterfly Walk with 3 4 Calendar Month Navigation April June Export Month s Events Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Jun 29th Wissahickon Walkers Jun 25th Know Your Bugs Jun 22nd Wissahickon Walkers View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW on Instagram Ongoing Projects We need volunteers to help restore structures repair stone

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  • Upcoming Events « Basics of Birding and True Stories of Amazing Avians with Mike Kopena « Friends of Wissahickon
    and True Stories of Amazing Avians with Mike Kopena March 27 4 00 pm 6 00 pm Event Navigation Gorgeous Gorge with Rod Bartchy Native Seed Craft Please click here to register for this hike Meet at the FOW outreach table at Valley Green Inn Whether you are a beginning and curious birder or an experienced birder this walk is for you Spend spring evenings with friends along Forbidden Drive and the lovely creek looking for birds and learning cool facts about them Level easy Registration is recommended for all hikes required if indicated so that participants can be informed of weather or other emergency cancellations Unless otherwise specified Trail Ambassador Hikes may be on rocky rugged trails that may be wet and slippery Wear sturdy shoes or boots with socks Long pants are recommended for protection against occasional poison ivy and possible ticks Bring water and a snack if desired Unless otherwise noted children eight and older are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult Walks are cancelled in heavy rain or icy conditions Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date March 27 Time 4 00 pm 6 00 pm Venue Valley Green Inn Valley Green Road at Forbidden Drive Philadelphia PA 19128 United States Google Map Phone 215 247 1730 Website http www valleygreeninn com Event Navigation Gorgeous Gorge with Rod Bartchy Native Seed Craft Categories Select a category Uncategorized Trail Work Current Projects Conservation News Nature Newsletter Restoration Events Jun 29th Wissahickon Walkers Jun 25th Know Your Bugs Jun 22nd Wissahickon Walkers View more events News 2016 Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest News April 11 2016 Walnut Lane Bridge to Close for Six Months News March 29 2016 Spring Ephemerals in the Wissahickon Nature March 23 2016 See more news Follow FOW FOW on Facebook FOW on Instagram Ongoing

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