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Spring Fest in Carpenter’s Woods May 13-16

UPDATE: Louise Barteau’s event scheduled for Saturday, 5/13, has been moved to Sunday, 5/14, at 4:00 PM, due to inclement weather. Please join Friends of Carpenter’s Woods for our planned events during LOVE Your Park Week, May 13-16, 2017. Please see … Continue reading

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: TreePhilly Intern Position Available

The TreePhilly Program seeks a seasonal intern to support existing tree planting and giveaway projects and to develop new ideas to promote tree planting and maintenance in Philadelphia. The position requires an energetic and organized person who can work independently … Continue reading

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Retiring: Volunteer Coordinator David Bower

FoCW would like to wish our Philadelphia Parks and Recreation representative, David Bower, a happy retirement after 18 years of service. David was a regular at all of our meetings, dropped off/picked up tools, trees, and supplies at our service days, … Continue reading

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Love Your Park Fall Service Day in Carpenter’s Woods

Please join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy, and Friends of Carpenter’s Woods on Saturday, November 12, for Love Your Park Fall Service Day. The workday begins at 9:00am and will include general trash & litter clean-up, tree planting, … Continue reading

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Forest Monitoring Plots In Carpernter’s Woods

The following is a message form Tom Witmer, Operations Manager, Natural Lands Restoration, PP&R. PP&R Ecosystem Managment staff and interns are in the process of establishing fixed monitoring plots in forested areas where we can periodically collect data on vegetation … Continue reading

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