Glen Providence trail posts!

May 8, 2017 by

There’s something new in the Glen Providence woods… yesterday we installed 14 trail posts! Placed at the beginnings...

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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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Harry the Heron

Sep 22, 2014 by

Back in 2010, with a young family, we had just bought our first home; a 100 year old house on the outskirts of Media. To say I had...

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Concept Sketch of Glen Providence Park

Apr 16, 2013 by

Individuals from the Friends of Glen Providence Park attended the second public meeting for Delaware County’s Open Space Plan on...

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1941 Nature Guide!

Apr 13, 2013 by

We were delighted and amazed to find a copy of the 1941 Nature Guide to Glen Providence Park in the Media Historic Archives, after...

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3-17-2013 Early Spring Cleanup

Mar 7, 2013 by

Join us for our Early Spring Cleanup in Glen Providence Park!  This is the first of our three main volunteer days we have scheduled...

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Winter Photojournal

Feb 28, 2013 by

We didn’t get any substantial snowfall in Glen Providence Park this winter, but we did get several dustings and light coverings-...

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Fall Photojournal

Nov 30, 2012 by

Every season is beautiful in Glen Providence Park– but Fall is just magical!  After our first year of monthly photojournals, we...

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Another successful National Public Lands Day!

Oct 12, 2012 by

One year ago, Friends of Glen Providence Park chose National Public Lands Day (NPLD) for our first event: a volunteer day cleaning up...

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July Photojournal

Aug 20, 2012 by

We just passed the first anniversary of Friends of Glen Providence Park, and now we have one year of monthly photojournals!  It was...

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Geocaching: treasure in the park!

Apr 6, 2012 by

The Easter Egg Hunt isn’t the only treasure hunt in the park… there are geocaches hidden in Glen Providence Park! ...

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A Lovely Spring Ephemerals Walk

Mar 20, 2012 by

We were lucky on our St. Patrick’s Day Spring Ephemerals Walk in Glen Providence Park… starting with the glorious...

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A Charming Winter Bird Walk

Feb 5, 2012 by

What a lovely winter bird walk this morning in Glen Providence Park!  We had a fun group of people, with a turnout of 22(!),...

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A Wonderful Winter Tree Walk!

Jan 19, 2012 by

What a fun and informative hike this was! It was well worth braving the bitter cold to take a walk through Glen Providence Park on...

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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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Annotated Trail Map!

Nov 18, 2011 by

It’s our historically annotated trail map!  These are not official trail and place names- they are whimsical names based on our...

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A History & Nature Hike

Nov 11, 2011 by

What a beautiful morning we had for our History & Nature Hike on Saturday! Fifteen adults and children enjoyed the foliage as we...

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October Wildlife Sightings

Nov 2, 2011 by

From late fall foliage to a rare pre-Halloween snow, it was an odd month! At least we had some days of gorgeous weather after months...

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11-5-2011 History & Nature Walk

Oct 27, 2011 by

Join us as we hike through the park during this beautiful time of year, and learn about the park’s history and nature! Saturday,...

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Park in the Sky: Great Greenways, Pt. 3

Oct 25, 2011 by

This greenway is newly-approved, connecting Montgomery County and Manayunk by rehabilitating the stately-but-abandoned Manayunk...

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