Speakers Bureau

Friends of the Wissahickon offers free tours and public lectures. To schedule a speaker or tour, contact Audrey Simpson at 215-247-0417 x343 or office@fow.org.

FOW can provide a lecture on the following subjects and others, free of charge. Donations are appreciated. If you have a subject relating to the Wissahickon your group would like to learn more about, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your request!

Postcards from the Wissahickon

David Bower, Volunteer Coordinator for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

A Poem Which Has Long Endured: The Walnut Lane Bridge at 100

David Young, Executive Director of Cliveden of the National Trust

Protecting Land with Conservation Easements

Debra Wolf Goldstein, member of the Commission on Parks & Recreation and President of Conservation Matters, LLC

Art Inspired by the Wissahickon

Dena Sher, founder of the Whitemarsh Art Center and a former FOW Board Member

A History of Horses in the Wissahickon

Barbara Sherf, a communications professional who enjoys horseback riding as a member of the Philadelphia Saddle Club