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Our Heroes: Awards For Cobbs Creek Protectors

Thursday, August 11, 2011  |  MFritch

Yesterday, the 10 Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center interns who discovered and investigated a fish kill in Cobbs Creek (see our previous post) were presented with Watershed Hero Awards by the Philadelphia Water Department....

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The Whimsy Has Landed

Wednesday, August 10, 2011  |  MFritch

On Saturday, author, artist and re-explorer Allen Crawford completed his 40-mile, 3-day kayak journey from the wilds of New Jersey and landed in Bartram's Garden, planting his flag and claiming Philadelphia in the name of ... Lord Whimsy....

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Heart Your Park

Thursday, July 28, 2011  |  None

Tonight at Gorgas Park in Roxborough: Heart cover band Kick It Out. Be there by 7:00 p.m. to hear the band...

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Tacony Creek Stream Clean-Up

Wednesday, July 27, 2011  |  MFritch

Come out to Tacony Creek Park on Friday, July 29 and be part of a clean-up crew that includes the Philadelphia Water Department, Parks & Recreation and the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership....

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Sixty Square Feet of Inspiration

Monday, July 25, 2011  |  None

It's been almost a month since we last mentioned PWD's green roof bus shelter at 15th and Market, and now that the novelty has died down, you might be wondering what all the fuss was about. After all, it's only 60 square feet of green roof—how much of a difference can it really make?...

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