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Protecting and enhancing open space
Promoting awareness and appreciation of environmental issues
Promoting wise land use and management of natural resources
Preserving historic and cultural sites

Upcoming Events

  • Weekly Nest Box Checks

    Every Tuesday from May 15 to August 21
    6:30 p.m.

    Join us every week for a walk at Armentrout Preserve. We will check several nestboxes to see what birds may be raising a family in them. We will likely see the nests, eggs and fledglings of several species including House Wren, Tree Swallow and Eastern Bluebird. You may also get to see a bird banding demonstration!

  • 5-Mile Moonlight Hike

    8:00-10:00 p.m.
    Join us for a 5-mile, evening hike along the Green Ribbon Trail and through a portion of Gwynedd Preserve. Our hike will begin during the last hour of daylight, and end under the light of the Full Thunder Moon. Hike begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours. Headlamp or flashlight required for each participant.

  • Photo Walk

    6:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    Grab your camera gear, or even just your camera phone, and join us for an early morning photo walk at Crossways Preserve. This is a beautiful time of year to take photos that will be perfect for submission to the Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest! Photos must be submitted by October 15, 2018. Click here to learn more. 

  • Nature Journal Club

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors? Then start keeping a nature journal! Join us for a monthly journal club and make this activity a habit. 

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Current News

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  • Remarkable Women of the Wissahickon Valley

  • Construction on Pennsylvania Ave. at Piszek Preserve

  • In Remembrance of Miriam (Mim) Theobald

A Healthy Wissahickon: We All Have a Part to Play from GreenTreks Network on Vimeo.

If you have a group who would like to view the movie, contact Gina Craigo at gina@wvwa.org.