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...

Upcoming Events

  1. Sunday Selfie: Rachel Carson

    April 30 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  2. Mommies & Minnows Fathers & Fry

    May 5 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mommies & Minnows, Fathers & Fry is Back!

There are still open spaces for Mommies & Minnows, Fathers & Fry, our signature hands-on exploratory program for preschoolers. Now offered at the Fairmount Water Works and Smith Memorial Playground. Register here.  photo a60525bb-305c-4021-9fd2-aa97ace9ef02_zpsoe5yjmwc.jpg

Find Your Watershed!

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

Check out The Mussel Hatchery!

Our landmark exhibition and aquatic field station, the Freshwater Mussel Hatchery, is now open to the public! Learn more here...  photo eaf906c4-e264-4335-ac0d-fb998f38fe9b_zpsqi9jyyh0.jpg