5 days ago

Garlic Mustard – An Edible, Delicious Invasive

By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist

    Garlic Mustard - An Edible, Delicious Invasive - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a common invasive plant seen all over the forest floor in the Wissahickon and throughout the eastern United States. A native of Europe and Asia, it was introduced into this country for use medicinally and as an edible herb.
    https://www.fow.org

5 days ago

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

    Rep. Pam DeLissio
    FYI - On Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission is holding a public meeting where they will present draft plans for the Wissahickon Gateway Improvement Plan....
    https://www.facebook.com

May 09

Tonight: Meeting About Lincoln Drive Changes

The point of any work on this deadly stretch of road should be slowing down motorists. A bike lane and sidepath (the sidepath is already planned between Rittenhouse Street and Wissahickon) is the sort of traffic calming devise that would help do just that.

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...should be a combination of a 2-way protected bike lane, and a sidepath, between Allens Lane and Wissahickon Avenue along Lincoln Drive. This would allow all residents of these Northwest neighborhoods easier access to...

There’s a meeting tonight at the Unitarian Society of Germantown at 6511 Lincoln Drive, 7pm, to discuss some changes coming to Lincoln Drive. The meeting is being put together by West Mt. Airy Neighbors.

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    The City of Philadelphia recently began a $12.1 million construction project along Lincoln Drive in Northwest Philadelphia, between Ridge Avenue and Wayne Avenue, and there is a meeting tonight in Germantown to discuss some of the changes that are taking place. We believe certain, specific changes can be made to make part of the street ...
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

May 08

Trailhead Spotlight: Hartwell Lane

By Shawn Green

    Trailhead Spotlight: Hartwell Lane - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Shawn Green On beautiful summer weekends, when the Valley Green parking areas are overflowing with cars and people, it might seem hard to believe that just a short distance away is a quiet, less-used entrance to the park. Adjacent to Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH), and nestled along the curve where Cherokee Street turns ...
    https://www.fow.org

May 05

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    PROVIDE NEW 60AMP SUBPANEL FROM EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE INSTALL 6 NEW EXTERIOR GFCI'S, 4 EXTERIOR LIGHTS ,5 INTERIOR GFCI'S & 8 INTERIOR LIGHTS AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

    9701 GERMANTOWN AVE Issued May 2, 2018 Comment

May 04

Together We Grow: Member Loan Campaign, Phase II

7095 Henry Ave.

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The next Weavers Way Board meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, in the second-floor conference room of the Chestnut Hill Community Center, 8419 Germantown Ave.

559 Carpenter Lane

8424 Germantown Ave.

608-610 Carpenter Lane

8426 Germantown Ave.

    Together We Grow: Member Loan Campaign, Phase II | Weavers Way Co-op
    Employment, member services and community programming have also increased exponentially. Weavers Way now employs about 250 people, up from 148 at the end of 2016! With new members, three stores and increased interest in our popular educational and nutritional programs, our entire organization has had to "scale up."
    http://new.weaversway.coop

May 02

Join Friends of the Wissahickon for Super Saturday Volunteer Days

...Parks & Recreations, the Park Friends Network, and Fairmount Park Conservancy. Meet at the Hermitage Mansion (700 Hermit’s Lane, Philadelphia, 19128...

    Join Friends of the Wissahickon for Super Saturday Volunteer Days - Chestnut Hill
    Help Keep the Trails in Top Shape Wissahickon Valley Park's 50 miles of natural surface trail feel the effects of more 1.1 million visits a year, in addition to the impact of increased storm water flows due to the urban landscape that surrounds the park.
    https://chestnuthillpa.com

May 01

FOW is Hiring- Seasonal Outreach Assistants

Friends of the Wissahickon is hiring a 3 person seasonal outreach crew to work in Wissahickon Valley Park this summer.  Applications are being accepted and considered on a rolling basis.  Please visit the Idealist posting for a detailed job description and application details.

    FOW is Hiring- Seasonal Outreach Assistants - Friends of Wissahickon
    Friends of the Wissahickon is hiring a 3 person seasonal outreach crew to work in Wissahickon Valley Park this summer. Applications are being accepted and considered on a rolling basis. Please visit the Idealist posting for a detailed job description and application details. Seasonal Outreach Assistant Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is seeking three (3) ...
    https://www.fow.org

May 01

What to See in the Wissahickon

By Wendy Willard, Trail Ambassador and Crew Leader with Don Simon, Trail Ambassador

    What to See in the Wissahickon - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Wendy Willard, Trail Ambassador and Crew Leader with Don Simon, Trail Ambassador Skunk Cabbage (a.k.a. Polecat Weed) Symplocarpus foetidus Skunk cabbage is a late winter to early spring ephemeral, one of the first signs of spring in February to March. To look its best, it needs mucky soil and sunlight before the deciduous trees ...
    https://www.fow.org

May 01

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