After a series of site evaluations and assessments of the Interpretive Center after Hurricane Ida, executive director Karen Young shares an update of the status of our Center and our newest exhibition POOL: A Social History of Segregation. Click here to read the full statement.

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DE Estuary Watershed Teacher Workshop

Educators from all walks of life are invited to attend the 18th annual Delaware Estuary Watershed Teacher Workshop this August. This year’s workshops have practical applications and curriculum connections to benefit classrooms and students. Additionally, these are great opportunities for youth facilitators and leaders from all organizations and schools to learn new, exciting ways to […]



Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals “Community Impact: Managing Water in Philadelphia” Proposals Due by 5:00 p.m. EST, August 14, 2014 Penn State Public Media (PSPM), in collaboration with Fairmount Water Works Education Center and The Penn State Center: Engaging Philadelphia is excited to announce this mini grant initiative.” Grants, made available with funding from the William Penn Foundation, will […]


Call for Abstracts

Delaware Estuary Science & Environmental Summit The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary invites scientists and managers to share their discoveries at its science and environmental summit on January 25-28 in Cape May, New Jersey. Those who do will gain exposure to hundreds of potential collaborators near and far.  All you have to do is submit an abstract by August 1 at DelawareEstuary.org. […]


Coming Soon: Hills of the Wissahickon Watershed

(Dates and times TBD) Coming this fall…Tromp the wooded valley of the Wissahickon and Monoshone Creeks and learn the history, engineering and ecology of several special sites: Cave of Kelpius, a remote mystic settlement, Forbidden Drive with WPA-era bridges and huts, Rittenhouse Town, a restored paper mill settlement, and the beautiful Saylor Grove wetlands with […]