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Take a Hike—With a Child

Nature // February 15, 2017

Would it surprise you to hear the following conversation? Parent: “Kids, play outside.” Children: “We don’t have that app.” According to Richard Louv, advocate for connecting children and their families to nature and author of...

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Feb24th

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

Join FOW’s Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike on the last Friday of each month. She will tour a different section each hike and talk about her experiences as well as point out any…

Feb24th

Winter Astronomy Programs

We will try to see some deep-sky objects like galaxies and nebulae.  With it being close to a new moon we will have a darker sky to look for these objects. Register in advance! To…

Feb25th

Graffiti Removal Workday

Meeting @ Valley Green Inn It is easy to forget sometimes that the Wissahickon is an urban park. The gorge is deep, making it hard to see or hear what’s happening in the “outside world”,…

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