Geology Walk Recap

Nov 24, 2014 by

We had a fantastic turnout on a beautiful morning on November 8 for a fun geology tour of Glen Providence Park! With humor and...

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A Pond Walk in Summer

Oct 17, 2014 by

On June 28, a beautiful early summer day, environmental science and biology teacher Aura Lester delighted an audience of 18 children...

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Native Plants for National Public Lands Day!

Oct 14, 2014 by

What a wonderful turnout and beautiful morning for our 4th National Public Lands Day! On September 27, three dozen adults, teens,...

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Fall 2013 Photojournal

Oct 13, 2014 by

Fall is such a beautiful season in Glen Providence Park, and after record rainfall in summer 2013, last autumn was relatively free of...

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9-27-2014 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 16, 2014 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees and shrubs along Broomall’s Run and by...

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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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Summer 2013 Photojournal

May 19, 2014 by

Summer is fast approaching, it’s time to catch up with last summer’s photojournal of Glen Providence Park! It’s...

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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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Birds & Spring Ephemerals!

Apr 28, 2014 by

What a beautiful, crisp spring morning in Glen Providence Park on Saturday for our Bird & Spring Ephemerals Walk! We saw 30...

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4-26-2014 Bird & Spring Ephemerals Walk

Apr 2, 2014 by

Spring is finally arriving in Glen Providence Park – soon flowers will emerge, and bird song will fill the woods! Learn to...

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2-22-2014 Winter Nature & History Walk

Feb 12, 2014 by

Join us for a winter walk in Glen Providence Park! Learn about winter characteristics of the park’s native shrubs and plants,...

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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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10-19-2013 Wicked Plants & Historical Ghost Walk

Oct 10, 2013 by

It’s a “historical” ghost & nature walk in Glen Providence Park!  We won’t have costumes or theatrics- but we’ll...

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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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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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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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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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4-6-2013 A 1941 Nature Guide & Spring Ephemerals Walk!

Mar 26, 2013 by

See Glen Providence Park through the eyes of a park ranger from 1941!  We were intrigued during our historical research to find this...

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