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. Science Saturday – “Diatoms: Jewels of the River”

    February 25 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  2. A Closer Look at Diatoms

    February 26 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  3. Science Saturday – “Diatoms: Jewels of the River”

    March 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

Falling Waters: The Legacy of the Schuylkill Navigation

This exhibition represents the first three years of Sandy Sorlien's quest to photograph all 32 dam sites on on native river. Learn more...  photo Catfish_Dam28_Lock_63_Lo_zps3jnr86uh.jpg