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5 Educational Stops to Make on the Schuylkill River Trail

Southeastern Pennsylvania is home to a variety of trails that allow outdoor enthusiasts and families to get out and explore nature. One of those pathways is the Schuylkill River Trail, a 130-mile stretch that spans from Philadelphia to Auburn, Pennsylvania, and is part of the regional network of Circuit Trails.  Currently over 60 miles of…

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Philadelphia Kids Activities: 7 Nature-Themed Day Trips

Philadelphia is a goldmine for fun kids activities. From exploring and playing in the Please Touch Museum to seeing all sorts of animals at the Philadelphia Zoo, the city is full of activities to keep children of all ages entertained. But the fun isn’t limited to within the city limits. When planning Philadelphia kids activities…

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The Alliance for Watershed Education Receives $6 Million Grant From the William Penn Foundation

The Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River (AWE) is proud to announce continued funding through a $6.1 million grant from the William Penn Foundation in support of its ongoing commitment to building greater awareness of and appreciation for our region’s rivers and streams.  “The William Penn Foundation’s grant to support the Alliance for…

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Environmental Education Centers Offer Nature-Based Summer Camps

There’s no better way to learn about the watershed than to explore it.  There’s no better way to appreciate the plants and animals that live there than to know them.  When school is out and parents need to sort through the myriad opportunities to keep their children busy, consider fun and educational camps that may…

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Commemorate Earth Day 2019 with Family-Friendly Events

In honor of Earth Day, held on April 22, the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River (AWE) environmental education centers are rallying together to host an exciting mix of educational, fun and eco-friendly events.  Plan to get out in nature and have a blast. Here are some options on how to spend your…

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Celebrate Opening Day of Circuit Trails With Environmental Events

The outdoor season is officially underway, and member centers are commemorating the opening of the Circuit Trails on Saturday, April 13 with a variety of mostly free events being held throughout the Delaware River watershed. Check out everything that’s in store and start making your plans to explore the circuit trails this spring and summer. …

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