Monday, March 21, 2011

Philly Spring Cleanup - Cobbs Creek Park and More

As part of Philly Spring Cleanup on April 2nd, a seven mile stretch of the Cobbs Creek Park and watershed will feature seven project sites from 63rd and Vine to Island Avenue at Cobbs Creek Parkway. 

In collaboration with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Philadelphia Water Department and the Darby-Cobbs Watershed Partnership, activities will include tree plantings, creekside cleanups, and trail restoration. The morning kick-off will take place at the Laura Sims Skate House at 63rd and Walnut Street at 9AM.

Other locations that may be of interest include the Schuylkill Banks Trail Cleanup, Frankford Avenue with the New Kensington CDC, East Falls Riverfront Cleanup, Delaware River Trail (Washington St to Wal-Mart), Shawmont, Tacony Creek Park, and Pennypack Park.

On a related note the Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail will be hosting their monthly cleanup this Saturday March 26th at 8:30 AM and the Cynwyd Train Station.