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All posts tagged: Tookany-Tacony Frankford

blog entries tagged "Tookany-Tacony Frankford"



Submersible Science: Philly Students Launch Underwater Drone with PWD

Thursday, June 15, 2017  |  Brian Rademaekers

While most Philadelphia students were heading home early due a heat wave this past Tuesday, four 11th grade students from Mariana Bracetti Academy were busy suiting up in full-body chest waders, a necessary piece of gear for the mission at hand: launching a submersible, camera-equipped drone in Frankford Creek....

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This Sunday, Run for Healthy Urban Streams

Wednesday, April 13, 2016  |  Brian.R

Are you a runner/hiker who cares about the health of our urban parks and waterways? Sign up now for the Healthy Trails 5K, a Philadelphia Water-sponsored event that’s helping to raise funds for the TTF Watershed Partnership, one of our key community partners....

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Give Water Some Respect with Watershed Wit!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015  |  Brian.R

At the start of the month, we lamented in the Philadelphia Inquirer that water infrastructure, which is often underground and out of sight, just doesn’t seem to get the same attention or funding as things that we see daily, like roads and bridges....

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Healthy Trails 5K

Tuesday, April 8, 2014  |  ChrisA

The TTF watershed Partnership, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Philadelphia Water Department, and Scattergood Foundation are proud to present the 2nd annual Healthy Trails 5K Run/Walk in Tacony Creek Park....

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