Grants Open Up Opportunities for Watershed Education, Art and Engagement PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 8, 2014 – A pair of grants from the William Penn Foundation will allow the Fairmount Water Works to improve environmental education in Philadelphia middle schools and engage new audiences through art. The Foundation awarded the Fairmount Water Works $506,000 to […]
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Our event with Pop Up Yoga Philly was featured in Philadelphia Magazine!
Ellen Schultz, Education & Outreach Coordinator sits with Abby Holtzman to discuss Fairmount Water Works’ upcoming series of workshops on water management, as a part of the WetLand Project: here.
Fairmount Water Works is proud to partner with Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable, as it awards 20 recipients of the Robert C. Digges Courageous Warrior Scholarship. This year’s recipients will be honored at a private event being held at Fairmount Water Works on Saturday, August 9.
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 […]
Beth Kephart wrote about her experience with Project FLOW participants in a feature in the Philadelphia Inquirer! Click here.
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 […]
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. […]
(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 […]
Join the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Partnership for a free walk to look for birds, with expert birder Keith Russell of the Audubon Society. The walk will take place on Sunday, June 29, from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. Meet at Tacony Creek Park, 1st Street and Ramona Avenue, Philadelphia 19124. Expect some good bird-spotting (woodpeckers, chickadees, hawks, oh […]