Category Archives: Projects

Update: Bright Future for the Village Circle Stormwater Basin in Whitpain, PA

In 2007, the Philadelphia Water Department conducted an inventory of stormwater basins in the Wissahickon Watershed and found, evaluated, and ranked 153 basins.  The survey determined that most of the basins were designed to capture and hold large amounts of … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the first Montgomery County Class of Master Watershed Stewards

The first class of Montgomery County Master Watershed Stewards (MWS) completed their in-class training sessions in November.  The program is an expansion of the highly successful MWS program piloted in Lehigh County last year.  Coordinated by staff from the Penn … Continue reading

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Mussels in the Delaware Watershed!

On August 29th, the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary  (PDE) and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Inc. (TTF) collaborated on freshwater mussel seeding at two locations in the Tacony Creek. At this event, 50 freshly tagged Elliptio complanata, or Eastern Elliptio, were transplanted from further … Continue reading

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A close up on two National Fish and Wildlife Projects in the TTF and Darby Cobbs.

As a follow up to the grant awardees of the National Fish and Wildlife Grants that we discussed in an earlier post, today our blog will discuss two projects in particular: The Jenkintown Creek Restoration project in the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the winners of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grants!

We would like to congratulate the winners of National Fish and Wildlife grants funded by the William Penn Foundation’s Delaware River Watershed Initiative. These projects are part of the first round for NFWF’s Delaware River Restoration Fund.  Four Southeastern Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Apply for the TreeVitalize Grant Program!

Have an exciting project that is seeking funding in your watershed? The TreeVitalize Watersheds Grant Program. Completed applications are due September 19th, 2014. The following is an excerpt from the grant announcement: Since 2005, TreeVitalize Watersheds, led by the Pennsylvania Horticultural … Continue reading

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Villanova Municipal Workshop

The 2013 Pennsylvania Stormwater Symposium held at Villanova University included an October 16th Municipal Workshop Day.  The workshop was sponsored by the Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative (TVSSI), with key support from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the workshop organizing committee. The … Continue reading

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