A Year in the 1.1 Acre

Jun 3, 2014 by

In 2013, we kept a photojournal to document the planned construction area in Glen Providence Park for Broomall’s Dam at 3rd...

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1.1 Acre Project – Summer 2013

Sep 1, 2013 by

We continued to visit Glen Providence Park’s 1.1 Acre construction area for Broomall’s Dam during the hot and unusually(!) wet...

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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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Statement of Support for Dam Removal & Stream Restorati...

Apr 18, 2013 by

On Monday, February 25, 2013, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge James Proud revoked the 2011 Stipulation Agreement between...

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Concept Sketch of Glen Providence Park

Apr 16, 2013 by

Individuals from the Friends of Glen Providence Park attended the second public meeting for Delaware County’s Open Space Plan on...

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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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3-12-2013 Open Space Plan Public Forum

Feb 27, 2013 by

There is an exciting and important upcoming meeting that impacts future plans for Glen Providence Park.  Last year, we told you about...

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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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April Photojournal

May 11, 2012 by

Glen Providence Park burst into color and bird song in April!  At the beginning of the month there were just splashes of color, with...

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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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Streamside Buffer Plantings for Earth Day!

May 3, 2012 by

We did it!  On April 28, the Friends of Glen Providence Park planted elegant native trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, and perennials...

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5/5/2012 CRC Streams Cleanup!

Apr 24, 2012 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park is proud to be helping the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association (CRC) with their 15th Annual...

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4/28/2012 Plantings for Earth Day

Apr 11, 2012 by

Our next volunteer day will be exciting- we were approved for a Delaware County Conservation District Mini-Grant for streamside buffer...

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Dam Removal & Stream Restoration

Feb 26, 2012 by

Last November, PennDOT met with Media Borough Council members and clarified that PennDOT’s funding for 80% of the 3rd Street...

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Skunk Cabbage

Feb 21, 2012 by

I have always noticed the Skunk Cabbage in Glen Providence Park, but only this year did I learn how remarkable these plants...

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History of 3rd Street Bridge/Dam

Feb 20, 2012 by

The history of the 3rd Street Bridge/Dam project is complicated. In order to give some context for those interested in the project, we...

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January Photojournal

Feb 8, 2012 by

There were some exciting wildlife sightings in Glen Providence Park this January, with this lovely Red Fox, and a Great Horned Owl...

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Ebenezer… Scroggie?

Dec 4, 2011 by

What do Glen Providence Park and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol have in common?  Origins in the name Scroggie, of course! ...

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