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Calendar of Events


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  • Serve the Preserve

    9:00 a.m.
    Help WVWA continue our restoration efforts this spring at Camp Woods Preserve. Volunteers will remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. Please wear sturdy shoes for digging, and bring a shovel and gloves if you have them; otherwise we will provide.

  • 8-Mile Green Ribbon Trail Hike

    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Join us for a guided 8-mile hike headed downstream (then back upstream!) on the Green Ribbon Trail. The hike will begin and end at WVWA Headquarters at Four Mills Reserve.

  • Lecture: Mills of the Wissahickon

    7:00 p.m.
    David Contosta will give an illustrated talk about the mills of the Wissahickon Valley, including their role in the American industrial revolution and their importance to the early economy of the Philadelphia region. He will also touch on the ecological damage done by the mills and the reasons for their demise and final demolition by the Fairmount Park Commission.