Bizarre Process, Amazing Results: Workday 7.20.13

Here are pictures of our July workday in progress. The problem: unsightly urban debris and invasive  plants: The Solution: Sheet Mulching First we put down newspaper:   Then we watered generously: Then we put down cardboard and watered again: Finally step: apply mulch (generously provided by the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Department) and voila! Nature!!Stay tuned […]

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Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival

The Friends of the Cresheim Trail will have a table at the Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival on Sunday, May 5th. From 11 am to 5 pm, Germantown Avenue is turned into an outdoor marketplace  between Rex and Willow Grove Avenues, as the street and stores come alive with festivities. Come out and have a […]

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MALT Class May 18th, 2013

Want to learn more about how trails benefit the community? How about a guided tour of a portion of the Cresheim Trail? Follow this link for a full description and to sign up.

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March 16th Work Day

It’s time to do some spring cleaning and clear the trails before spring growth begins.We will be meeting Saturday, March 16th, at 10am, at Allens Lane and Lincoln Drive. Be sure to wear closed toe shoes, long pants, and long sleeves (poison ivy hides well this time of year).

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November 2012

We had a great workday on Saturday, November 17th. Thirteen people showed up to help clear trail and collect trash. For those of you who haven’t been out, the trail is complete from the gateway at Lincoln Drive and Allens Lane across Cresheim Road with a loop trail on the other side between Cresheim Road […]

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