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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1-28-2017 Winter Tree Mapping

Jan 19, 2017 by

We will launch our 2017 Calendar of Events with the next session of our ongoing Citizen Science Project, Tree Mapping in Glen...

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10-23-2016 RAIN DATE – Nature Walk for Kids!

Oct 17, 2016 by

Join two local science teachers and nature lovers on a scavenger hunt for some of the leaf and tree varieties we find in Glen...

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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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1897 Isaac Worrall Tree Inscription

May 31, 2016 by

This spring, we learned about an 1897 inscription on an American Beech tree in Glen Providence Park! Research into its author revealed...

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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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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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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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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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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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6-7-2015 Tree Walk

May 29, 2015 by

Join us for a tree walk in Glen Providence Park, in the 80th anniversary year for this Bird Sanctuary and Arboretum! We will be led by...

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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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Tree Mapping

May 16, 2015 by

Today, we began our 2015 citizen science project, Tree Mapping! After some logistical planning and test runs, seven volunteers started...

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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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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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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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9-27-2014 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 16, 2014 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees and shrubs along Broomall’s Run and by...

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