Feminist Bird Club and the Wildlife Clinic: The Bird Ethic

Join the Feminist Bird Club of Philadelphia and the Schuylkill Center as we view Susan Hagen’s The Bird Ethic. Visiting this Environmental Art exhibition will support us as we birdwatch then gather enrichment materials for animals in the Center’s Wildlife Clinic. At the clinic, participants will learn how to support injured birds and animals!

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Walk with Me

Let’s take a healthy stroll in the park together! Join your neighbors every Friday or Saturday morning, or Sunday afternoon for a healthy and empowering stroll on the Tacony Creek Park trail. On Fridays, we meet from 9:00am–10:00am at E Tabor Rd & E Olney Ave. All are welcome to join us for this free

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Family Scavenger Hunt / Búsqueda de tesoros, Tacony Creek Park

Join Sierra Club Philly for a morning of nature and fun at Tacony Creek Park! All families will be given a scavenger hunt, to find different things and creatures in nature at the park, and will be able to visit TTF’s River Alive Trail! Light snacks will be provided. This is a bilingual event and will

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Gnome Core: Experimental Art Performance

Spend some quality time with our Gnome in Residence. This year’s Performing Artist in Residence is our own Professional Hermit, Alex Tatarsky. Alex’s performances will take place on the grounds of Glen Foerd and will inhabit a space somewhere in between eco-lecture, object dance, and foraged dinner theater. Although the concept of the professional hermit

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TTF Spring BioBlitz 2023

Join TTF Watershed Partnership for a week-long BioBlitz within the TTF Watershed in Philadelphia and Montgomery County! Starting on Saturday, April 22, volunteers can use the free iNaturalist smartphone app to document wildlife observations across the TTF Watershed and add them to our growing TTF project page: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/tookany-tacony-frankford-watershed-wildlife Participate from anywhere in the watershed on

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Green Philly Symposium 2023

  @ Join Green Philly for our 3rd annual virtual symposium, “Moving Forward,” focusing on building a sustainable and equitable Philadelphia.  Learn from innovative experts and problem solvers during panels, lightning sessions, and keynotes, meet local organizations to learn about how to support and get involved, and network with fellow like-minded individuals. Your ticket to

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Water & Politics: The Rollback

The Trump administration has openly questioned climate science, but there are more reasons to be concerned about the president’s budget proposal by Jared Brey Three years ago, after decades of waiting and pestering city officials to do something, residents of Bridesburg, a riverside community in Philadelphia between Frankford and the great Northeast, met at a

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May: To-Do List

Illustration by Anne Lambelet 1. Try out a new neighborhood spotSpring usually brings many restaurant openings, and two to try are The Lab in Fishtown and Second District Brewing in Newbold.  2. Weed grass on walkways or sidewalksThe grass has been growing since February, which means it won’t be long at all before it goes

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May: Comings & Goings

Philly Releases Action Guide After Trump’s Executive Order on Climate ChangeMayor Jim Kenney released a response in late March to the Trump administration’s executive order aimed at rolling back climate change programs and regulations. The order includes directing the Environmental Protection Agency to rescind the Clean Power Plan, aimed at reducing carbon emission from power

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Where to get the best plants this spring

Garden Supply Hot Spots by Laura Everard Whenever you talk to gardeners, regardless of who they are, where they live and what kind of garden they have, they always have the garden center that they swear by, and they tend to get very “Sharks and Jets” about the whole situation. I don’t claim to have

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