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Tree Tour and Hike

Take a TREE-mendous tour of our park’s biggest and most abundant assets with Fairmount Park Conservancy. On these hikes, we’ll learn to identify trees usually found in Philly’s urban forest from the leaves, the bark. We’ll take time to observe the body...
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Philadelphia City Nature Challenge

As we say goodbye to April showers and hello to May flowers, you too can bloom and grow by taking part in the Philadelphia City Nature Challenge, a 4-day bio-blitz where cities worldwide see who can record the most wildlife....
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Wellness Saturday: Forest Bathing

Shinrin-Yoku, which translates to “forest bathing,” is a traditional Japanese form of nature therapy. From the immune boosts of calming compounds given off by trees to the improved mood, energy, and overall well-being offered, forest bathing helps us find healing...
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Day-Off Camp: Rock On!

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Become a junior geologist as we break out the hammers and chisels to examine rocks and minerals up close. Learn...
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Serve the Preserve

WVWA needs your help to reforest and restore its preserves to their natural state by helping to remove invasive plant species and replant the area with native trees, shrubs and grasses. Volunteers of all skill levels and ages are invited...
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