Join Us In Tacony Creek Park

Tacony Creek Park (TCP) is a Philadelphia watershed park along the Tacony Creek featuring 300 acres of streamside and woodland park habitat in the urban landscape of lower Northeast Philadelphia. We offer free recurring programs on the trail, so stay tuned and bring a friend!

Tacony Creek Park (TCP) es un parque de Filadelfia a lo largo de la quebrada Tacony Creek que cuenta con 300 acres de hábitat boscoso junto a arroyos en el paisaje urbano del noreste de Filadelfia. Ofrecemos programas recurrentes gratuitos en el camino, ¡así que esté pendiente y trae un amigo!

Job Posting: Cayuga Caretaker needed immediately! Anuncio de empleo: ¡Se necesita conserje de Cayuga inmediatamente!

By Jamilee | September 13, 2021

(Para español, vea abajo) The Cayuga Rain Garden Caretaker will maintain the curbside rain gardens, Cayuga Triangle rain garden, and community cans located on Cayuga Street between I Street and Castor Avenue in Juniata Park. These sites are adopted by the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) through the Soak It Up Program of the Philadelphia Water Department and […]

Ticks in Philadelphia: Please Protect Yourself

By Jamilee | September 1, 2021

Blog by interns Will Meade and Kamille There are over 25 species of ticks in the state of Pennsylvania. Some are more commonly found than others and these include the lone star tick, the American dog tick, the groundhog tick and the blacklegged tick. The non-adult American dog tick is commonly located on rodents like […]

MyKyah Vessels, AWE Fellow, shares thoughts on her time with TTF

By Jamilee | August 30, 2021

By MyKyah Vessels, Alliance for Watershed Education Fellow Over the last 12 weeks I have been a fellow for the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, and it has been a blast. When I first heard about the opportunity to be a fellow, I was excited to give back and form deeper bonds with my community.  As a fellow, I […]

Germantown Flooding: Community Connections to the Past, Present, & Future

By Jamilee | August 23, 2021

Our TTF watershed communities and waterways face many serious water problems, from combined sewage overflows to runoff pollution to flooding. These challenges disproportionately impact our BIPOC communities — and are getting worse due to climate change. As part of the Germantown Community Flood Risk Community Management Task Force, TTF is committed to sharing information and […]

Community Conversation for the 2022  Regional Community Health Needs Assessment

In 2022, Philadelphia will be shining a light on housing as one of its spotlight issues for the above zip codes in its Regional Community Health Needs Assessment (rCHNA).

We want you to speak about issues facing your community - including key social determinants of health like housing and poverty.

The focus group for our area will convene on Monday the 18th from 6 PM-7:30 PM over Zoom. PACDC is mailing all participants a $25 visa gift card for their time.

Register here.