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A Weekend for the Coast

Thursday, August 15, 2013  |  PublicRC

After you catch a couple of fish at Philly’s Fun Fishing Fest, head downtown for the 2013 Pennsylvania Coast Day, part of the WHYY Connections Festival. This is a free, fun day that the entire family can enjoy!...

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Congratulations to the 2013 SMIP Grant Recipients!

Tuesday, August 13, 2013  |  MFritch

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) are pleased to announce that just under $5 million has been award in grants to promote stormwater management projects....

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Last TTF Block Party TONIGHT

Wednesday, July 31, 2013  |  PublicRC

Tonight the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership will host their final block party! Free water ice and soft pretzels, as well as nature walks, hands-on activities and educational opportunities will be in abundance!...

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Vote for the Next Spokesdog -- Only Three Days Left!

Monday, July 29, 2013  |  PublicRC

et your votes in! The Spokesdog Competition closes on Thursday, July 31st. Be sure to cast your vote here, up to one vote per hour, until Thursday. The top 15 dogs from both Fitler Square and University City will be nominated to participate in a Community Competition Day! After each day, a Spokesdog will be crowned for their respective neighborhood!...

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Submit Your Stormwater Control Project!

Friday, July 26, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative (T-VSSI) is now accepting submittals of stormwater control projects for the 2013 Stormwater BMP (Best Management Practices) Recognition Program award....

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Schuylkill River Photo Contest

Wednesday, July 24, 2013  |  PublicRC

The Schuylkill Action Network is hosting its annual photo contest once again! Anyone can submit up to six high-quality photos to the competition via the Schuylkill Action Network’s facebook page....

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Big Green Block: Phase II Complete!

Friday, July 12, 2013  |  PublicRC

Philadelphia zip code 19125, known for the community’s dedication to sustainability, will celebrate the latest improvements to  the Big Green Block on Saturday, July 20th with an official ribbon cutting event....

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"The Oval" to Open

Wednesday, July 10, 2013  |  PublicRC

This summer, the familiar oval parking lot in front of the Art Museum will become Philadelphia’s ““new shape of fun.”...

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