The Watershed is An Open Book!

If you live in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia, this program for 3-5 year olds and their parents is for you!
Find out more about this free program here.

About Us

We educate citizens about Philadelphia’s urban watershed – its past, present and future – and collaborate with partners to instill an appreciation for the connections between daily life and the natural environment. Learn more...

Find Your Watershed

What watershed do you live, work or play in? Find out here.

The Freshwater Mussel Hatchery

Our landmark exhibition and aquatic field station, the Freshwater Mussel Hatchery, is now open to the public! Learn more here...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Water and Food: The Art of Irrigation

    October 15 @ 1:00 PM - October 22 @ 5:00 PM
  2. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    October 21 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  3. Behind the Scenes Tour of the Fairmount Water Works

    October 26 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  4. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    October 28 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  5. The Quiet Circus: River Charrette 4

    November 1 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM