Spring in Tacony Creek Park
Meet your neighbors, learn about upcoming park events, and help plan future park programs and activities!

Dinner will be provided.
WHEN: Thursday, March 14 from 6 pm to 7:30pm
WHERE: Juniata Park Boys and Girls Club, 1001 E. Cayuga Street 19124
RSVP: doryan@ttfwatershed.org or 215-744-1853

Need a Tacony Creek Park map?
Available in both Spanish and English!
Call 215-744-1853 and we'll mail you one!
Plastic bags are a major litter problem in Philadelphia. They are rarely recycled, and often end up in waterways, where they harm wildlife and never biodegrade.

How far to Roosevelt Boulevard?
Watch for Circuit Trail Signs
Coming Soon...to Tacony Creek Park!
Each Tacony Creek Park gateway will be home to its own Circuit Trail wayfinding sign soon! These signs provide distances and directions to park gateways and neighborhoods. Thanks to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy for making this possible!
Submit a photo to our first ever 
 Tacony Creek Park Photo Contest , made possible by the 

Cash prizes will be awarded!

WHEN: Now through April 15
Bring your friends and family for an evening of hands-on environmental education featuring fun nature games with our Creekmobile (our traveling education center) and a talk by Billy Brown.

Hear Billy’s talk: “ Philly Wildlife Goes Global ” and learn about how you can participate in Philadelphia's first  City Nature Challenge   this spring!

$10 suggested donation, but you can also come for free!
WHEN: Wednesday, March 20 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm
WHERE: United By Blue, 205 Race Street, Philadelphia 19106
Looking for a fun and empowering hands-on activity for your block…organization…church…class…friends…business? Connect people to their creeks and keep trash and pollution out of our waterways by marking storm drains!

Join us for free hands-on training and materials to lead storm drain marking in your neighborhood! Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 26 from 6 - 7 pm
WHERE: Bushrod Library, 6304 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia 19149
RSVP:   nagiarry@ttfwatershed.org  or 215-744-1853

Enjoy views of Tacony Creek as you trek beneath trees and wooded areas.

Course is on a fully paved, stroller-friendly trail with moderate hills.

Bring the whole family!
  • On-site registration at 8:00 am
  • Race starts at 9:00 am
  • Award ceremony at 10:00 am
WHEN: Sunday, April 7 from 8 to 10:30 am
WHERE: Meet at Friends Hospital, 4641 E Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia 19124
Questions? Contact doryan@ttfwatershed.org or 215-744-1853
Walk and explore our watershed! Learn what defines a watershed and why watersheds are important! We will use maps and hands-on activities on our journey.

Nature’s Hidden Surprises walks are every second Wednesday of the month, led by environmental educator, Judith Gratz. N ew time & location!  
WHEN: Wednesday, April 10 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WHERE: Tacony Creek Park, Whitaker Gateway, 635 Tampa St., Philly 19120
Join us for a Weeklong
Watershed-Wide Bioblitz!

Between April 22-29, use the free iNaturalist mobile app to track our watershed's wildlife! Then add these sightings to our growing TTF page .

Participate on your own from anywhere in the watershed using the app or join us for in-person mini-blitzes throughout the week! Stay tuned for info about additional in-person events.

TTF's Bioblitz overlaps with the global City Nature Challenge (April 26-29).

Learn more at www.CNCPhilly.org !
WHEN: Saturday, April 27
from 10 am - 12 pm
WHERE: Tacony Creek Park, Ramona Gateway, 4528 I Street, Philadelphia 19124
or 215-744-1853
WHEN: Saturday, April 27
from 10 am - 12 pm
WHERE: Jenkintown; exact location TBD
or 215-744-1853
Thank you for joining us!
On January 21, we celebrated MLK Day by engaging volunteers both in Philadelphia and Abington with hands-on activities to learn about our watershed and creeks.

It was a sunny and delicious Maple Sugaring Day in Tacony Creek Park last Sunday, March 9th. After a week of frosty temperatures, it was nice to be out in the park with the sun shining brightly ... 

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