Plantings for National Public Lands Day @ Glen Providence Park - entrance TBD
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE for our 9th annual native tree & shrub planting, working to improve wildlife habitat, reduce erosion, and beautify the park!

*Location to be determined*

To help us plan our time effectively, and to plan for refreshments, we ask that you RSVP for this event at FriendsoftheGlen [AT] – please let us know the number of volunteers in your party.

— Specific location to be determined
— Estimated time: 9:00am-12:00pm
— Lunch and drinks will be provided for registered volunteers.
— We will provide the equipment, including shovels, spades, rakes, and wheelbarrows – but if you have favorite tools, feel free to bring them! If you do bring your own tools, please label them with your name.
— Bring work gloves if you have them.

— digging holes for the trees and shrubs
— spreading woodchips
— installing deer protection around trees and shrubs
— watering
— Squashing any invasive Spotted Lanternflies…

Our rain date is Sunday, October 4 at 9:00 am. If the weather is not clear, we will post on our website and facebook by 8:45 am Saturday advising whether we will use the rain date.


Wicked Plants & Ghost Walk @ Glen Providence Park - entrance tba
Oct 31 all-day

SAVE THE DATE for the return of our Wicked Plant & Ghost Walk, on the 85th Anniversary of Glen Providence Park! Led by Marcia Tate & Stephanie Gaboriault.

Park entrance & time tba. 


Great Horned Owl & American Crow

Green Friday Walk @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Nov 27 all-day

After a day of feasting, family, or whatever Thanksgiving traditions you observe, come join us for a simple, refreshing walk to fill up on nature’s rejuvenating power. No purchase necessary! Led by Aura Lester and Holly Hoffmann. #optoutside

Geared towards families, but open to all.

Time TBA

Snow, drizzle, or shine*


  • Free!
  • Meet at the main entrance at 550 West State Street, Media
  • Be prepared for stream crossings, steep hills, and uneven (possibly icy or muddy) terrain: wear sturdy walking shoes, bring a hiking pole if you use one, and you never know when you’ll want binoculars!
  • * Rain, snow, or shine – but in the event of high winds, we will post on Facebook and our website that morning whether we will meet.


Christmas Bird Count @ Glen Providence Park - 3rd & West entrance
Dec 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join Friends of Glen Providence Park in our 10th year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s longest-running Citizen Science survey! In this early-winter bird census, thousands of volunteers across the US, Canada, and many countries go out over a 24-hour period to count birds. Researchers and conservation biologists use the data to study the long-term health and status of bird populations.

Rain, snow, or shine*
Slow down for a morning and take a break from the holiday rush!

— Please note the location– we will meet at the 3rd & West Street park entrance
— *Rain, snow, or shine – but in the event of high winds, we will post on Facebook and our website that morning whether we will meet.
— Be prepared for steep hills and rugged, possibly muddy and/or icy terrain
— Experienced and novice birdwatchers welcome!
— Of course, bring your binoculars and bird guides!

Friends of Glen Providence Park will submit our results to the CBC Compiler for Delaware County. 


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