8-9-2014 Herpetology Walk

Jul 30, 2014 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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PA Amphibian & Reptile Survey

Jun 7, 2014 by

For our 2014 Citizen Science project in Glen Providence Park, we are participating in the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey...

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A Year in the 1.1 Acre

Jun 3, 2014 by

In 2013, we kept a photojournal to document the planned construction area in Glen Providence Park for Broomall’s Dam at 3rd...

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2014 Schedule of Events

Jan 13, 2014 by

Mark your calendars for our 2014 Friends of Glen Providence Park events, including Nature Walks, three Volunteer Events, Citizen...

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Christmas Bird Count 2013

Dec 17, 2013 by

It was a beautiful (cold!) walk in the snow-covered woods for our third year participating in the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Glen...

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12-14-2013 Christmas Bird Count

Dec 3, 2013 by

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

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1.1 Acre Project – May

Aug 2, 2013 by

In May we saw the area really fill out with foliage. If you compare the two vista shots, you can see the subtle differences. Also,...

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March 1.1 Acre Project: Invasive plants

Apr 29, 2013 by

March was all about invasive plants in my mind. Looking at the photographs, you will see how many invasive species gain their...

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The 1.1 Acre Project

Feb 5, 2013 by

It’s our 2013 project to document the plants and wildlife in Glen Providence Park!  We’ll continue our photojournal of...

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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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Christmas Bird Count 2012

Dec 20, 2012 by

It was a beautiful, crisp, sunny winter morning for our second year participating in the Christmas Bird Count in Glen Providence...

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American Chestnuts in Glen Providence Park!

Dec 3, 2012 by

This fall, we were delighted to confirm that we found two healthy young American Chestnut trees in Glen Providence Park!  At the...

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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 Year in Pictures

Nov 19, 2012 by

For one year, we kept a monthly photojournal of Glen Providence Park– walking through the park a few times a week looking for...

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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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May Photojournal

Jun 7, 2012 by

Just call it our Birding Big Month!  With the expert help of the Birding Club of Delaware County, we added 15 species to our Glen...

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Glen Providence Park Tree List!

Feb 29, 2012 by

Here is a list of tree species in Glen Providence Park that we have identified while mapping trees on PhillyTreeMap.  We are just...

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Tree Mapping

Feb 28, 2012 by

Our latest citizen science project is an exciting one- we are tree mapping the park!  Glen Providence Park was dedicated as a Bird...

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Christmas Bird Count 2011

Dec 21, 2011 by

At the Christmas Bird Count in Glen Providence Park on Saturday, we saw 108 individual birds of 16 species!  For comparison, there...

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2012: Birdwatching Big Year!

Nov 28, 2011 by

The movie The Big Year, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black, is based on a true story about three men“who race...

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