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Protecting and enhancing open space
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Walk the Wissahickon - Registration Open
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Experience the beautiful Green Ribbon Trail, a 21-mile trail that follows the Wissahickon Creek from North Wales and eventually connects with Fairmount Park’s Forbidden Drive.

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Upcoming Events

 
  • Trail Stewards Hikes - Four Mills Reserve

    10:00 a.m.

    Come see the ins and outs of our trails through the eyes of the Trail Stewards.  New starting this spring, our dedicated group of volunteers will led three sessions to explore our trails.

    Deb Slater will lead this Figure 8 hike of Four Mills Nature Reserve.  Come explore the Green Ribbon Trail and its spur trails and see what sort of hidden treasures can be found here.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Fall Festival

    1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Celebrate traditions from times past at the Fall Mill Festival.  Take a tour of Montgomery County's only water-powered gristmill and experience many hands-on, family-friendly demontrations including tin smithing, corn husk dolls, Lenni-Lenape story teller, antique cars and more.

     
  • Walk the Wissahickon

    8:00 a.m. start

    Take a guided walk on the 21-mile Green Ribbon Trail and support WVWA's mission of protecting land, water and life in the Watershed. Start in North Wales and follow the Trail along Wissahickon Creek for the either 5, 8,13 or all 21 miles. All of the walks are guided and you are bussed back to the starting point.

  • Green Ribbon Gala at Tunnel Farm

    We invite you to join us at Tunnel Farm for the seventh annual Green Ribbon Gala. Each autumn, guests gather at a unique venue to enjoy an evening celebrating a legacy of conservation and land preservation in the Wissahickon Valley Watershed

2016 Biennial Wissahickon
Photo Contest

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Current News

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  • Local Municipalities Sign on to Work Collaboratively to Improve the Wissahickon

  • Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association Celebrates Newest Preserve

  • WVWA Receives Grant in Butterfly Conservation


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.