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

Upcoming Events

 
  • Family Creek Exploration

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Explore the Wissahickon Creek at the Four Mills Reserve.  Investigate how fast it flows and hunt for eddies, riffles and other stream features. We’ll also explore using nets, buckets and tools to find out what critters are living in our back yard. Ages 6 and up. Wear waders or old sneakers as you’ll be in the creek.

    • WVWA Headquarters, Four Mills Reserve – 12 Morris Road, Ambler PA 19002
    • Free; preregistration required
    • Register online
  • Rain Barrel Workshop

    7:00 p.m.

    Back by popular demand, you’ll make your own take-away rain barrels. Rain barrels reduce runoff, collect storm water for later use, and save time and money. Learn how to install and use your own rain barrel in this informative workshop. Each participant will assemble a rain barrel to take home. So bring a vehicle large enough to transport your new rain barrel!

    • WVWA Headquarters – 12 Morris Road, Ambler PA 19002
    • $30.00 for materials. Workshop limited to the first 18 participants!
    • Register online
  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Festival

    1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Old Fashioned Mill Festival
    Begin the afternoon with a Mill tour and learn from period dressed guides how corn gets ground into cornmeal. Once outside, Visit the Lenape brave, Cheesgookoos, to learn about Lenape food ways and cordage, be mesmerized by a demonstration bee hive, see a blacksmith at work and learn the art of lucet braiding, old fashioned braiding. Enjoy the lively sounds of the Now and Then Duet.

    • Adults: $5; Children 3-12: $3
  • Walk on the Wild Side

    Walks start at 8:00 a.m.

    Participants begin their adventure in the Upper Gwynedd Township Park and can take a guided walk of the Upper Wissahickon (5 or 8-miles) or try the Challenge Hike (13 or all 21-miles) of the beautiful Green Ribbon Trail.  All of the walks are guided and participants are bussed back to the starting point.

    See Event Details for pricing and registration.

 

Current News

 
  • Piszek Preserve Celebration

  • Winging the Dog Days of Summer

  • Pictures - Father's Day at the Mill