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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1-30-2016 Winter Tree Mapping!

Jan 26, 2016 by

Join us as we explore the amazing variety of trees in Glen Providence Park, which was dedicated as an Arboretum in 1935. We will...

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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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12-19-2015 Christmas Bird Count

Dec 7, 2015 by

Join Friends of Glen Providence Park in our 5th year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s longest-running...

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11-7-2015 Tree Walk for Kids!

Oct 29, 2015 by

Join us as we explore the amazing variety of trees in Glen Providence Park! There are over 50 species of trees in Glen Providence...

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8-8-2015 Stream Life Exploration for Kids!

Jul 24, 2015 by

Join us for Stream Life Exploration in Broomall’s Run! Media Providence Friends School science teacher Holly Hoffmann will lead...

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Monthly Nature Walks in 2015

Jul 21, 2015 by

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

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5-3-2015 Spring Nature Walk

Apr 20, 2015 by

Join us for a nature walk in Glen Providence Park, during one of its most beautiful months! We will be led by local birder and...

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4-22-2015 Earth Day Event in Glen Providence Park

Apr 17, 2015 by

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day this year together with Delaware County Parks & Recreation and Media Providence Friends School!...

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Spring-Summer 2014 Photojournal

Mar 20, 2015 by

After a long, cold, snowy winter, 2014 brought a later spring than usual in Glen Providence Park – it snowed as late as St....

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2-21-2015 80th Anniversary History & Nature Walk

Feb 5, 2015 by

Join us for a winter nature and history walk in the 80th Anniversary year for Glen Providence Park! George and Eleanor Butler donated...

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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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Christmas Bird Count 2014

Jan 7, 2015 by

In December, we participated in our fourth Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Glen Providence Park! While it was completely overcast...

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Winter 2013-2014 Photojournal

Dec 18, 2014 by

It was a winter wonderland in Glen Providence Park last year! Pennsylvania Woolly bear caterpillars had “predicted” last...

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12-20-2014 Christmas Bird Count

Dec 1, 2014 by

Join Friends of Glen Providence Park in our 4th year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s longest-running...

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27 Days of Thanks

Nov 27, 2014 by

Throughout November, we have been counting down to Thanksgiving by posting daily thanks on Facebook. There is some overlap with our...

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Scavenger Hunt Recap

Nov 26, 2014 by

Did you find a painted fairy and a golden knight in Glen Providence Park on Sunday afternoon, October 12? If you were one of nearly...

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Geology Walk Recap

Nov 24, 2014 by

We had a fantastic turnout on a beautiful morning on November 8 for a fun geology tour of Glen Providence Park! With humor and...

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Diatoms in Scroggie Run!

Oct 23, 2014 by

In another intriguing piece of Glen Providence Park history, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia has a collection of early...

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