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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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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Spring Cleaning 2017

May 1, 2017 by

We had an amazing turnout at our two cleanups this spring in Glen Providence Park! First, 27 volunteers removed 19 bags...

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4-22-2017 CRC Streams Cleanup on Earth Day!

Apr 16, 2017 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park is proud to be helping the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association (CRC) with their 20th...

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3-25-2017 (snow date!) Early Spring Cleanup

Mar 16, 2017 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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Thanksgiving 2016

Nov 24, 2016 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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The 2100 Project

Oct 23, 2016 by

The 2100 Project is an inspiring website that champions ideas to create a better, more sustainable future. It features an array of...

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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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Our 5th Anniversary!

Jul 14, 2016 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park first met on July 14, 2011 at Seven Stones Café in Media. We organized in response to the threat to...

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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 Cleaning… and Art!

May 12, 2016 by

We held two cleanups this spring in Glen Providence Park as part of our 2016 monthly events. First, it was a cold (but beautiful)...

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4-30-2016 CRC Streams Cleanup & Nature-Inspired Art!

Apr 12, 2016 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park is proud to be helping the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association (CRC) with their 19th Annual...

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3-5-2016 Early Spring Cleanup

Feb 19, 2016 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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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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Wildlife Habitat Plantings at Kirk Lane

Sep 30, 2015 by

For our 5th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 26, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the lovely Kirk Lane...

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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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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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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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