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Latest News: Expert Botanist Returns to Kickstart 21st-Century Survey

On June 6, 2019, John D. Mitchell–whose undergraduate research transformed the mission of the Pennypack Watershed Association–brought his colleague from the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), Dr. Robert Naczi, for a whirlwind tour of some of Pennypack Preserve’s most unique and high-quality habitats. This brief exploration helped guide valuable discussion with Trust staff on developing a comprehensive vegetation monitoring program. Read more…

2nd Annual Pennypack 5K Trail Run a Success

With a new course, new sponsors, and great weather, our second annual 5k Run/Walk on April 27th, 2019 was even better than the first! Runners and walkers enjoyed scenic trails, blue skies, and friendly competition. Thank you to Bryn Mawr Racing, our race committee, and our volunteers for making this possible. This year we had 239 people participating in the 5K, helping continue the Trust’s variety of programs and services including:

  • Almost 11 miles of trails in the Preserve open free to the public to explore and enjoy the natural world all year long
  • Professionally managed natural area restoration
  • Urban deer herd management
  • Volunteer training
  • Meeting facilities for community organizations
  • Professional education and internships