Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Field Trip to Antietam Lake County Park

East of Reading, Berks County, PA is the newest county Park:  Antietam Lake

 Sassafrass Bark

 Seeking plants, late spring.

Skunk Cabbage at spring seep.

Trout Lily

Volunteer Work Day: Philadelphia DPR and WEP

Saturday April 26:  Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation and Wissahickon East Project.  Leader David Bower.  At a new park site along Cresheim Valley, Mount Airy.

Team celebrates dragging an abandoned water heater up from Cresheim Valley stream for trash and recycling.

Clearing logjams out of the stream.

Circle gathers at the end of the day

Volunteer Work Day: Philadelphia DPR and CHFM

April 12 Joint Workday Philadelphia Dept of Parks and Recreation 
Volunteers from Accenture, Timberland and Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting
Leader David Bower

 Orientation by David Bower to tools and techniques

Setting out

        A successful day:
180 cubic feet of trash and recycling