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. Selfie Sunday: Rachel Carson

    May 28 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  2. River Reimagined: A Land and Water Tour

    June 1 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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.

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... A glimpse of baby mussels eating and moving: