An 80th Anniversary Year

Feb 25, 2016 by

2015 was the 80th Anniversary year for Glen Providence Park! In 1935, prominent Media Borough residents George and Eleanor Reed Butler...

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Christmas Bird Count 2015

Dec 24, 2015 by

It was a chilly but beautiful Saturday morning when we participated in our fifth Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Glen Providence Park!...

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Wildlife Habitat Plantings at Kirk Lane

Sep 30, 2015 by

For our 5th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 26, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the lovely Kirk Lane...

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80th Anniversary Celebration!

Sep 9, 2015 by

At the wonderful concert with Jean Therapy on July 25, we celebrated the 80th anniversary of Glen Providence Park – with some...

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7-25-2015 Jean Therapy in concert & 80th Anniversary Ce...

Jul 13, 2015 by

For the second of four concerts in our 2015 Summer Concert Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Jean...

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Scouts in Glen Providence Park!

May 27, 2015 by

Since Glen Providence Park was established as a bird sanctuary and arboretum in 1935, Girl and Boy Scouts have been a part of its...

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Earth Day Celebration & Tree Planting

Apr 23, 2015 by

What better way to honor and celebrate Earth Day and the 80th Anniversary year of Glen Providence Park than by planting trees?...

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Winter Bird Walk List

Jan 27, 2015 by

We experienced several trail conditions at our Winter Bird Walk in Glen Providence Park on Sunday, from ice and snow to slush and mud!...

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80th Anniversary for Glen Providence Park!

Jan 15, 2015 by

In the summer of 1935, George and Eleanor Butler donated the land for Glen Providence Park, the first park established by Delaware...

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1-25-2015 Winter Bird Walk

Jan 14, 2015 by

We will kick off our 2015 events in Glen Providence Park with a winter bird walk! It seems like a fitting way to start the 80th...

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1939 Photos of Glen Providence Park!

Nov 25, 2014 by

We were delighted last year when local resident William Vanleer shared with us a series of 12 photographs by his grandfather, GJ...

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Fall 2013 Photojournal

Oct 13, 2014 by

Fall is such a beautiful season in Glen Providence Park, and after record rainfall in summer 2013, last autumn was relatively free of...

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2-23-2013 Naturalist Walk & Talk

Feb 13, 2013 by

Glen Providence Park has been studied by naturalists for many years, dating from T. Chalkley Palmer’s 1889 essay about Scroggie...

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Our 2012 Birding Big Year!

Jan 16, 2013 by

The numbers are in… we spotted 83 species in the park during our 2012 Birding Big Year, and we are up to 99 total bird species...

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12-15-2012 Christmas Bird Count

Nov 25, 2012 by

Join Friends of Glen Providence Park in our second year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s longest-running...

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A Bountiful Bird Walk

Nov 5, 2012 by

What a productive bird walk in Glen Providence Park yesterday!  Thanks to the expert assistance of cousins Nick Pulcinella and Nick...

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11-4-2012 Fall Bird Walk

Oct 25, 2012 by

We’re finishing off the year with birds!  We think a Fall Bird Walk in November and the Christmas Bird Count in December are a...

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8/4/2012 Nature Walk with Tom Reeves

Jul 23, 2012 by

As anyone who has been on a bird or nature walk with naturalist Tom Reeves knows, he is a wealth of interesting information about...

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National Register of Historic Places

Feb 10, 2012 by

In 2002, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission determined that Glen Providence Park is eligible for the National Register...

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December Photojournal

Jan 10, 2012 by

December was relatively dry and warm- it was 55 degrees on the first day of winter!  While we did not get snow (sigh), Glen...

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