February '17
Dear Friends:

Join our Partner Alliance!
Now's the time to join our Partner Alliance , a year-long sponsorship featuring two networking events and promotional opportunities! Learn about how your organization can benefit  and contact me to sign up . Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania Master of Science in Applied Geosciences  for pledging as our first Alliance member for 2017!

Sharing Progress
We're excited to share our FY2015 and FY2016 report, Elements of Progress, documenting our exciting growth! V iew online or stop by our office. We can also mail you a report.

Make our Work Possible
Concerned about attacks on our clean water? Invest your dollars right here at home...with TTF! We're on our way to our Annual Fund  goal of $20,000 -- help us get there by making a donation today.

See you soon,  Julie


Like to Get Muddy?

Streamkeepers are the eyes and ears of the Tookany Creek. They monitor water quality once each month, taking  photos and collecting information. Be a citizen scientist -- join our  Streamkeeper team!

Contact Alex to learn more and sign up.  

What's all that activity along Jenkintown Creek?

Did you say Seeds?

Philly Water  Year In Review
What's  GSI? Why GSI?

Saturday, February 18, 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Rain Date: Sunday, February 19

We're partnering with Cheltenham Township Parks & Recreation on a Maple Sugaring Festival! Help make maple syrup, see a live wood-carving demonstration, and much more! Enjoy hot chocolate and a taste of real maple syrup on a waffle!

WHERE: Glenside Hall, 185 S. Keswick Avenue, Glenside 19038
RSVP: Parks & Rec: 215-887-6200 ext. 227

Monday, February 20,  8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Join in the fun as we participate in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. Count birds in your backyard from February 17-20, log your findings on eBird, and share photos on Twitter and Facebook using #TTFbirds!

No backyard? No problem! Join us in Tacony Creek Park on President's Day for a FREE Bird Walk, led by Leigh Altadonna of Wyncote Audubon and our own Robin Irizarry -- donuts, coffee, and binoculars provided! 

WHERE: Tacony Creek Park (Bingham Street & Roosevelt Boulevard), 5109 Bingham Street, Philadelphia 19120
RSVP:  Robin or 215-744-1853

Saturday, February 25, 1 PM to 3 PM

Add beauty to your property while protecting soil, water and wildlife! Learn how to design your landscape using native plants to attract birds and pollinators and capture rain water for use around the house! FREE.
Proudly presented in partnership with: Friends of High School Park, Primex Garden Center, and  Wyncote Audubon Society.

WHERE:  Elkins Park Train Station, 7876 Spring Ave, Elkins Park 19027
RSVP:  Alex or 215-744-1853

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) invite you to network with colleagues, learn how to strengthen your organization, and discover new and emerging resources. Workshops on  Organizational Capacity, Aquatic Monitoring and Data Use, Watershed Resources and Programs, and Watershed Policy and Planning. 

WHEN:  Sunday, March 5 & Monday, March 6
WHERE: Ramada Inn, 1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801
RSVP: Register and information here

This day-long conference offers a keynote panel on water monitoring, 21 concurrent sessions on watershed topics, poster sessions, tours of MCCC's Aquaponics Laboratory, and exhibits by watershed organizations, environmental consulting firms, and government agencies. Check out  Program Detail  on the Watershed Congress calendar page. 

WHEN:  Saturday March 11, 8 AM to 3:15 PM
WHERE:  Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) West Campus, 101 College Drive, Pottstown PA 19464
RSVP: Register here

Montgomery County Conservation District has a new e-newsletter: 
"The Dirt," a fantastic resource for conservation news and tips.
Power In Numbers: Join our PARTNER ALLIANCE

Your logo could be right here, too -- Join our Partner Alliance!

For information and to sign up,
contact Julie or 215-774-1853