Nature Walks in the Park!

May 14, 2014 by

We get so busy preparing for our events and other activities in Glen Providence Park, we don’t always find time to write about...

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1.1 Acre Project – Fall 2013

Jan 27, 2014 by

It’s our Fall installment of our photos of Glen Providence Park’s 1.1 Acre construction area for Broomall’s Dam! Wildlife...

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1-26-2014 Winter Tree Walk

Jan 7, 2014 by

Winter is a wonderful time to explore Glen Providence Park! With the leaves down, we have a clearer view of this steep valley’s...

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Spring Photojournal

Jul 31, 2013 by

It was another beautiful Spring in Glen Providence Park, but much later than the unusually hot spring of 2012… plants emerged as...

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April 1.1 Acre Project: Historical Springs

Jul 12, 2013 by

As we visited the park’s 1.1 Acre construction area for Broomall’s Dam throughout the month of April, it was exciting to...

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A Fun Stream Cleanup!

May 7, 2013 by

At the 16th Annual Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Streams Cleanup, at least 18 adults and 15 children removed 8 bags of trash and 15...

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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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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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A Rainy Walk in the Woods

Mar 1, 2013 by

It was drizzling last Saturday morning for our Naturalist Walk & Talk in Glen Providence Park, but that didn’t scare us off- and...

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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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Learning winter tree identification

Feb 11, 2013 by

We had a great introduction to winter tree identification in Glen Providence Park on a cold, beautiful, sunny Saturday morning in...

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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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1-19-2013 Winter Tree Identification

Jan 9, 2013 by

Winter is a wonderful time to appreciate the landscape and trees of Glen Providence Park. With the leaves down, we have a clearer view...

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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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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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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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FrOG Supports Council Compromise

Sep 28, 2012 by

What follows is the letter that we sent to Media Borough Council and local news organizations.  We later learned that Broomalls Lake...

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Vision for 3rd Street, Part 2

Sep 17, 2012 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park presented a fuller vision of the 3rd Street bridge to Borough Council on September 6th. It was the...

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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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An Illuminating Nature Walk!

Aug 19, 2012 by

It was such a hot and humid morning for our Nature Walk led by naturalist Tom Reeves on August 4, even the wildlife seemed to protest...

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