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The Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Posted July 28, 2014

The Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP) is a community based arts and gardening organization, with a primary focus on youth and Latino Culture. NSNP believes that positive change in the community can happen through focusing on education and well-being of youth, who have the power to bring that change beyond the program to their peers, […]

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

Posted July 28, 2014

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education seeks to promote an appreciation and connection between people and the nature around us. The center focuses on Environmental Education for the surrounding community through their four main departments; Education, Land Restoration, Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Environmental Art. The Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities working with nature, wildlife, […]

Fairmont Waterworks Education Center

Posted July 28, 2014

The Fairmont Waterworks Education Center (FWW) is a National Historic Landmark that sits on the East Bank of the Schuylkill River. FWW stresses the importance of clean waterways and environmental sustainability through educating citizens about Philadelphia’s urban watershed. Additionally, the organization works in collaboration with partners to foster respect and appreciation for the connections between […]

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Posted July 2, 2014

Mission: Situated on 30 acres in Gladwyne, PA, Riverbend Environmental Education Center “teaches environmental principles to children in Southeastern Pennsylvania through a direct connection with nature, inspiring respect for our natural world and action as aware, responsible and caring citizens”. Learn more at  http://www.riverbendeec.org/. Services/Programs Provided: Riverbend offers a variety of programs for the community, […]

Bartram’s Garden

Posted July 2, 2014

Mission: Situated on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Bartram’s Garden is best known as the home, farm, and garden of John Bartram (1699-1777), America’s first naturalist botanist and plant explorer. The non-profit John Bartram Association, in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia, seeks to preserve the historical legacy of the site while […]

Radnor Middle School Watershed Program

Posted July 2, 2014

Mission: Watershed is an Integrated Learning Program for Seventh Graders at the Radnor Middle School in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The nationally and internationally recognized Watershed Program was founded  in 1987, and for twenty- four years, Watershed has been a yearlong full day program, which has replaced the traditional 7th grade curriculum. Skills and concepts are integrated […]

Center for Environmental Transformation

Posted June 27, 2014

Mission: Founded by a Roman Catholic community, the Center for Environmental Transformation directs its efforts to all people, particularly those who live in the neighborhood of Waterfront South and the City of Camden, NJ.  The mission of the CFET is to educate people into a more environmentally responsible way of living. They seek to engage […]

The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University

Posted June 27, 2014

Mission: Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences is America’s oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. The mission of the Academy is to encourage and cultivate the sciences, explore the remarkable diversity of the natural world, and share these discoveries with the public through innovative exhibits, publications, […]