Pennypack Streamkeeper Efforts Highlighted on 6abc News
Thank you to 6abc News for helping bring attention to our Streamkeepers program. Together, the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, Friends of Poquessing Watershed, the Darby Creek Valley Association, and the Izaak Walton League of America have worked to engage the community and protect our streams. Check out any of these great organizations to learn about simple steps you can take to make a positive difference in your watershed!
2018 Annual Fund Update: Management Woods on the Mend
This past winter, Executive Director Chris Mendel reached out to members and friends to fund a major reforestation project in the wake of the devastation wrought by the emerald ash borer beetle (EAB) since its arrival in 2014. Among the many areas of the Trust affected by ash mortality, none were more noticeable or more problematic than Management Woods, a 3-acre research plantation almost entirely composed of white ash trees. Thanks to the generosity and dedication of our members, the Trust was able to quickly begin healing the wound opened by EAB. Read more…