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  • Upcoming Events « Spring Awakening in the Park with Scott Quitel « Friends of Wissahickon
    am 12 00 pm Event Navigation Currently Exposed Rock in the Wissahickon Gorge with Jeff Frazier Trail Maintenance Please click here to register for this hike Meet at Forbidden Drive and Bells Mill Road Experience the park springing to life and hike some mildly rigorous trails in search of tulip poplar flowers trout lily bloodroot spring beauty and other spring ephemerals Smell the fresh spicebush Pass by lush skunk cabbage wetlands Listen for toads bullfrogs snakes red backed salamanders and other critters Cross and be sprayed by frothy brooks Level moderate difficult 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 April 16 Time 9 00 am 12 00 pm Venue Forbidden Drive and Bells Mill Rd Forbidden Drive and Bells Mill Rd Philadelphia PA 19118 United States Google Map Event Navigation Currently Exposed Rock in the Wissahickon Gorge with Jeff Frazier Trail Maintenance 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

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  • Upcoming Events « Trail Maintenance « Friends of Wissahickon
    All Events This event has passed Trail Maintenance April 16 9 00 am 1 00 pm Event Navigation Spring Awakening in the Park with Scott Quitel Bike the Hill Trail work season is here and our first project of 2016 will be of the trail maintenance variety We will be working on the White Trail above Kitchen s Lane Bridge scraping drains adding nicks re out sloping a couple sections fixing a staircase and some other general trail work Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date April 16 Time 9 00 am 1 00 pm Venue Event Navigation Spring Awakening in the Park with Scott Quitel Bike the Hill 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 Get involved Become

    Original URL path: http://fow.org/event/trail-maintenance/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Upcoming Events « Bike the Hill « Friends of Wissahickon
    will guide a leisurely bike tour along Forbidden Drive and the Wissahickon Creek Bikers will see some unique historical points of interest including the last remaining covered bridge in the city of Philadelphia the legendary Tedyuscung the statue of a kneeling Lenape warrior that watches over the Valley the remnants of the Margargee Mill which now creates a picturesque waterfall along the Wissahickon Creek and the popular Valley Green Inn a historic roadhouse and now a popular restaurant and destination point for all who visit the Wissahickon Valley Park Interested in architecture Join the Historical Society for a Mid Century Architecture Bike Tour Known for its handsome traditional architecture and green space Chestnut Hill is also home to remarkable examples of Modern Postmodern International Style and Contemporary houses designed by architects of national and international reputation This bike tour will bring riders past several of the most extraordinary houses of the mid 20th Century including Louis Kahn s Margaret Esherick House and Robert Venturi s Vanna Venturi Mother s House Tour and train tickets are being sold separately Tours will begin at the Chestnut Hill West SEPTA Train Station Bring your own Bike Purchase bike tour tickets here http chestnut hill ticketleap com bike the hill SEPTA is running two special Regional Rail trains that can accommodate up to 40 bikes each departing Jefferson Station at 9 45AM and 11 15AM Space for bikes is first come first served For more information and to RSVP visit facebook com SEPTAPassPerks Friends of the Wissahickon is proud to partner with Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date April 17 Time 10 30 am 4 00 pm Venue Chestnut Hill West Station 9 West Evergreen Philadelphia PA 19118 United States Google Map Event Navigation Trail Maintenance Thursday Tots April Showers Categories Select a category

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  • Upcoming Events « Thursday Tots-April Showers « Friends of Wissahickon
    Bike the Hill Dancing With the Toads in the Moonlight Celebrate rain and discover what to do outside on a rainy day Bring your little one for an hour of discovery at the Tree House Each month we will explore a new topic that celebrates the season Ages 3 5 Parents stay with their child Registration required 5 00 per child per lesson Please register in advance To register 215 685 9285 or wec phila gov Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date April 21 Time 1 00 pm 2 00 pm Venue Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia PA 19128 United States Google Map Phone 215 685 9285 Website https www facebook com WissahickonEnvironmentalCenter fref ts Event Navigation Bike the Hill Dancing With the Toads in the Moonlight 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

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  • Upcoming Events « Dancing With the Toads in the Moonlight « Friends of Wissahickon
    pm Event Navigation Thursday Tots April Showers Fishing the Wissahickon with Tony DeFazio This hike during the full moon coincides with the breeding season of some frogs including American toads We will listen to the strange and often beautiful songs of these night singing amphibians We will also be listening for woodcocks owl and will give our bat detector a test run All ages Registration required FREE Please register in advance To register 215 685 9285 or wec phila gov Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date April 22 Time 7 30 pm 9 30 pm Venue Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia PA 19128 United States Google Map Phone 215 685 9285 Website https www facebook com WissahickonEnvironmentalCenter fref ts Event Navigation Thursday Tots April Showers Fishing the Wissahickon with Tony DeFazio 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

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  • Upcoming Events « Fishing the Wissahickon with Tony DeFazio « Friends of Wissahickon
    register for this hike Meet at Cedars House Northwestern Ave and Forbidden Drive An experienced fisherman Tony DeFazio will share his knowledge about the fish living in the Wissahickon Creek This hike will take place along Forbidden Drive Level easy to moderate The talk with include interactive elements including an up close look at the stream ecosystem and a hands on fishing lesson Attendees are encouraged to bring waterproof boots and a lightweight fishing rod and reel if you would like to participate in the fishing If you don t have a fishing rod we will have a few loaners courtesy of the Wissahickon Environmental Center 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 April 23 Time 9 00 am 11 00 am Venue The Cedars House Forbidden Drive and Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia PA 19128 United States Google Map Phone 215 242 3121 Website http thecedarshouse com Event Navigation Dancing With the Toads in the Moonlight Earth Day Trail Work 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

    Original URL path: http://fow.org/event/fishing-the-wissahickon-with-tony-defazio-2/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Upcoming Events « Earth Day Trail Work « Friends of Wissahickon
    Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Events All Events This event has passed Earth Day Trail Work April 23 9 00 am 1 00 pm Event Navigation Fishing the Wissahickon with Tony DeFazio Meadow Bird Walk This year for Earth Day we will be doing some maintenance work on a old trail segment There will also be some cleanup work to do a few old trail segments to close and some invasives to remove Meet here Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date April 23 Time 9 00 am 1 00 pm Venue Blue Stone Bridge Event Navigation Fishing the Wissahickon with Tony DeFazio Meadow Bird Walk 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 Get involved Become a

    Original URL path: http://fow.org/event/earth-day-trail-work/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Upcoming Events « Meadow Bird Walk « Friends of Wissahickon
    Navigation Earth Day Trail Work Basics of Birding and True Stories of Amazing Avians with Mike Kopena Hosted by local birder Martin Selzer these bird hikes take place during spring migration We ll check out the birds in the Harper s Meadow and Houston Meadows Meet at the Tree House All ages Registration required FREE Please register in advance To register 215 685 9285 or wec phila gov Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date April 24 Time 7 30 am 10 00 am Venue Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 W Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia PA 19118 United States Google Map Phone 215 685 9285 Website https www facebook com WissahickonEnvironmentalCenter fref ts Event Navigation Earth Day Trail Work Basics of Birding and True Stories of Amazing Avians with Mike Kopena 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

    Original URL path: http://fow.org/event/meadow-bird-walk/ (2016-04-26)
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