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Wissahickon Valley Park improvement projects under way

    • Maura McCarthy, executive director of the FOW, and Kevin Groves, volunteer coordinator, look at a map of the Wissahickon
      Maura McCarthy, executive director of the FOW, and Kevin Groves, volunteer coordinator, look at a map of the Wissahickon

This week, the city's Department of Parks Recreation began repairing a gully along the Wissahickon Creek, in hopes of curbing stormwater runoff, erosion and the death of several trees. It's one of nearly two dozen projects that will take place in 2011 in the Wissahickon Valley Park, which receives about a million visits each year. The gully is located at Fairmount Park's district ...  More »




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