Wildlife Habitat Plantings!

Oct 4, 2017 by

For our 7th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 30, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the base of the sledding...

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9-30-2017 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 22, 2017 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will again plant native trees and shrubs in the...

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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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9-24-2016 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 14, 2016 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials at the lovely Kirk...

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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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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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Fall 2014 Photojournal

Sep 23, 2015 by

On this first day of fall, a look back to last year’s autumn beauty in Glen Providence Park! I spent some lovely and serene fall...

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9-26-2015 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 18, 2015 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials at the lovely Kirk...

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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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Spring Cleaning 2015

Apr 25, 2015 by

We held two cleanups this spring in Glen Providence Park as part of our 2015 monthly events. First, our Early Spring Cleanup was...

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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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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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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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A Pond Walk in Summer

Oct 17, 2014 by

On June 28, a beautiful early summer day, environmental science and biology teacher Aura Lester delighted an audience of 18 children...

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Native Plants for National Public Lands Day!

Oct 14, 2014 by

What a wonderful turnout and beautiful morning for our 4th National Public Lands Day! On September 27, three dozen adults, teens,...

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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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