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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Earth Day Celebration & Tree Planting

Apr 23, 2015 by

What better way to honor and celebrate Earth Day and the 80th Anniversary year of Glen Providence Park than by planting trees?...

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4-22-2015 Earth Day Event in Glen Providence Park

Apr 17, 2015 by

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day this year together with Delaware County Parks & Recreation and Media Providence Friends School!...

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80th Anniversary for Glen Providence Park!

Jan 15, 2015 by

In the summer of 1935, George and Eleanor Butler donated the land for Glen Providence Park, the first park established by Delaware...

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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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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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1-26-2014 Winter Tree Walk

Jan 7, 2014 by

Winter is a wonderful time to explore Glen Providence Park! With the leaves down, we have a clearer view of this steep valley’s...

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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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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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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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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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Winter Photojournal

Feb 28, 2013 by

We didn’t get any substantial snowfall in Glen Providence Park this winter, but we did get several dustings and light coverings-...

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Learning winter tree identification

Feb 11, 2013 by

We had a great introduction to winter tree identification in Glen Providence Park on a cold, beautiful, sunny Saturday morning in...

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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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