Spring Bird Walk List

May 6, 2017 by

What a great turnout for our Spring Bird Walk in Glen Providence Park this morning – we had 22 people, including 2 kids, and 2...

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5-6-2017 Spring Bird Walk

Apr 26, 2017 by

Join us for a bird walk in Glen Providence Park during spring migration! We’ll look for warblers and all sorts of other migrants,...

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2-11-2017 Winter Naturalist Walk & Talk

Jan 25, 2017 by

Join us for a winter walk in Glen Providence Park with Naturalist Chris McNichol, as he shows us the park through his eyes....

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1-28-2017 Winter Tree Mapping

Jan 19, 2017 by

We will launch our 2017 Calendar of Events with the next session of our ongoing Citizen Science Project, Tree Mapping in Glen...

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Christmas Bird Count 2016

Jan 8, 2017 by

Conditions were a bit challenging for our sixth Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Glen Providence Park – it was freezing...

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12-17-2016 Christmas Bird Count

Dec 6, 2016 by

Join Friends of Glen Providence Park in our 6th year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s...

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10-23-2016 RAIN DATE – Nature Walk for Kids!

Oct 17, 2016 by

Join two local science teachers and nature lovers on a scavenger hunt for some of the leaf and tree varieties we find in Glen...

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More Wildlife Habitat Plantings at Kirk Lane!

Sep 29, 2016 by

For our 6th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the lovely Kirk Lane...

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80 Years of Fishing

Aug 3, 2016 by

Since it was created by the WPA in 1936 for fishing and skating, the pond in Glen Providence Park has seen its fair share of fishing,...

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Our 5th Anniversary!

Jul 14, 2016 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park first met on July 14, 2011 at Seven Stones Café in Media. We organized in response to the threat to...

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A WPA Pond

Jun 27, 2016 by

One of the most beloved features of the Glen Providence Park is the man-made pond at its center – created 80 years ago for...

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Nature Walks & A History Talk

Jun 14, 2016 by

We have monthly nature walks (or volunteer days) in Glen Providence Park, year-round! We’ve documented our Spring Cleanups in March...

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1897 Isaac Worrall Tree Inscription

May 31, 2016 by

This spring, we learned about an 1897 inscription on an American Beech tree in Glen Providence Park! Research into its author revealed...

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6-11-2016 Herpetology Walk

May 13, 2016 by

Join us as we look for reptiles and amphibians in Glen Providence Park! We will be led by Kyle Loucks, the South East Regional...

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Spring Bird Walk List

May 7, 2016 by

What a wonderful (if rainy!) bird walk this morning in Glen Providence Park! Spring migration did not disappoint – led by Al...

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5-7-2016 Spring Bird Walk

Apr 28, 2016 by

Join us for a bird walk in Glen Providence Park during spring migration! We’ll look for warblers and all sorts of other migrants –...

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4-16-2016 Native Plant Walk

Apr 11, 2016 by

Spring is a wonderful season to showcase the variety of native plants in Glen Providence Park!  Enjoy an afternoon walk through the...

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Spring-Summer 2015 Photojournal

Mar 20, 2016 by

Spring emerges in waves of blooms around Glen Providence Park – starting with lovely ephemerals Bloodroot and Trout Lily. Soon...

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Winter 2014-2015 Photojournal

Feb 22, 2016 by

With one month left of winter, a look at last year’s long-lasting cold and snowy winter in Glen Providence Park! Snow started...

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2-8-2016 History Presentation

Jan 29, 2016 by

In the 1800’s, the land that is now Glen Providence Park was called Scroggie Valley. Forty-year Delaware County Institute of...

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