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Schuylkill River

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Inland: The Abandoned Canals of the Schuylkill Navigation

Photographer and urban planner Sandy Sorlien will present photographs, maps, and drawings from her upcoming book, Inland: The Abandoned Canals of the Schuylkill Navigation. A Philadelphia native and longtime Manayunk Canal neighbor, Sandy is an Environmental Photographer and tour developer for...
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Walkabout: Remembering Water’s Way, with Dance Exchange

Culminating a year of research and artmaking at the Schuylkill Center, Dance Exchange will lead a series of animated hikes on our trails that connect participants to local ecology and reflect on the ways that water shapes our lives.  These hour-long experiences...
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Walkabout: Remembering Water’s Way, with Dance Exchange

Culminating a year of research and artmaking at the Schuylkill Center, Dance Exchange will lead a series of animated hikes on our trails that connect participants to local ecology and reflect on the ways that water shapes our lives.  These hour-long experiences...
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Walking Tour of Schuylkill River History

Fairmount Water Works tour guide Sandy Sorlien leads a walk interpreting remnants of the 108-mile Schuylkill Navigation system along the Roxborough and Manayunk stretches of the river. We’ll meet at the old Shawmont Train Station on Shawmont Avenue, then walk...
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University of Nature

It’s a day dedicated to in-depth learning for adults. We’ll begin with a town meeting, Philadelphia’s Climate Future: Hotter, Wetter, Weirder, giving you the latest information on the future of Philly’s weather. Then, choose from lecture and field experiences on topics like...
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Ribbon-Cutting for the River Trail Gateway

Celebrate the opening of our new connection with the Schuylkill River Trail. Thanks to the William Penn Foundation’s generous investment, the River Trail Gateway reveals an unparalleled and previously hidden view of Smith Run’s forested glen, includes a trailside gathering...
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2018 Art in the Open Free Event (Volunteers Needed)

AiO is currently recruiting volunteers from any environmental or art organizations in Philadelphia (any organization/business is welcomed to join). This event will take place on our Schuylkill River so we hope to bring our city together to participate. In 2016,...
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United By Blue Schuylkill River Cleanup

Join United By Blue, Philadelphia Water Department, and Bartram’s Garden for a cleanup of the shores of the Schuylkill River at Bartram’s Garden in celebration of Earth Day! Bartram’s Garden is a National Historic Landmark and a treasured nature sanctuary within...
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