Broomall’s Dam Breach Update

Oct 31, 2017 by

As you may have observed, Broomall’s Dam has been partially removed by the DEP as planned. The bulk of this work was completed...

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Broomall’s Dam Removal

Apr 25, 2017 by

With Broomall’s Dam scheduled to be partially removed in the near future, we thought it was relevant to provide an in-depth recap of...

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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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Citizen Science Survey

Feb 11, 2015 by

If you enjoy observing nature in the park, consider joining our 2015 Citizen Science Project. We have narrowed down our project to...

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Thank you!

Feb 9, 2015 by

We are so grateful to all who contributed to our year-end fundraiser! Your contributions make it possible for us to host concerts in...

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Perseverance Jazz Band Recap

Jul 4, 2014 by

It ended up being a terrific day for the first concert of the 2014 summer series on Saturday, June 21 — despite an early...

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2013 Annual Report

May 7, 2014 by

Yes, it’s May, but we are nonetheless thrilled to be sharing the 2013 Annual Report! Like last year’s report, it’s...

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National Public Lands Day Success!

Nov 4, 2013 by

We had a fantastic day with beautiful weather, great turnout and teamwork on our 3rd National Public Lands Day! Huge turnout Over 30...

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1.1 Acre Project – May

Aug 2, 2013 by

In May we saw the area really fill out with foliage. If you compare the two vista shots, you can see the subtle differences. Also,...

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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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2012 Annual Report

Apr 5, 2013 by

Okay, it’s April, but we are still excited to share our 2012 Annual Report with you! We are proud of all that the volunteers,...

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1.1 Acre Project – February

Mar 27, 2013 by

Here is the first installment of the 1.1 Acre Project, where we are documenting the plants, critters and other points of interest in...

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Hurricane Sandy: Waterfall Pictures

Oct 29, 2012 by

Before we lose power, posting some pictures! Yesterday, before the storm: Today, 9am, after a night of moderate rain, well before the...

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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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FrOG presents vision to Borough Council

Aug 18, 2012 by

Background Since Borough Council’s decision to proceed with the $4 million reconstruction of Broomall’s Dam, their...

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8-20-12 Dam Safety Tour and Workshop

Aug 3, 2012 by

Since the current Third Street Dam will not be reconstructed for at least two years due to the State’s Local Bridge Program...

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7/26/2012 Envision the Greenway

Jul 18, 2012 by

You are invited to participate in a special meeting of the Friends of Glen Providence Park Third Street Greenway/Dam...

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What does dam removal look like?

May 6, 2012 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park, after carefully doing research and weighing the evidence, has decided to fully support dam removal...

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Greenways: The basics

Mar 8, 2012 by

We’ve published a few posts about great greenways, both in Pennsylvania and nationally. Overall, governments and citizens are...

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