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Upcoming Events

  • History of the Wissahickon

    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Please join us for a presentation on the history of the Wissahickon Creek with David Bower of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department. David will also be sharing his wonderful postcard collection, depicting images of the Wissahickon from the late 1800's through early 1900's. We will provide a light dinner and refreshments.

  • Wolf Watch Tour at Lakota Wolf Preserve

    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Have you ever wanted to see a wolf in person, or hear one howl? Then come take a tour of the Lakota Wolf Preserve, located in Columbia, NJ, with WVWA. You’ll learn all about wolf biology and behavior, as well as many other fascinating facts.

  • Winter Walk at Willow Lake Farm

    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    There’s nothing quite like the peaceful stillness of the winter woods, so put on your hiking boots and join us for a walk along the trails of Willow Lake Farm. We’ll go in search of wintering wildlife through the woods and fields of this 107-acre preserve, then head to WVWA headquarters to warm up over some hot chocolate!

  • Tour of the Special Collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Philadelphia is the birthplace of American Paleontology, and the Academy of Natural Sciences houses many of the original specimens in its Special Collections, some of the oldest in the United States. WVWA is offering the opportunity to be given a limited private tour of these remarkable collections by ANS Curators - don’t miss the chance to see them! 

Travel to Cuba with WVWA!


Cuba’s Western Mountains, Zapata Swamp, Atlantic Archipelago,
Eastern Endemic Range, and Colonial Havana

April 17 – 26, 2016

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  • WVWA Protects the Byrne Farm in Lower Gwynedd

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

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