Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW)
Let's Be Friends
Founded in 1924, Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is a 2,000-member nonprofit organization that works in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to restore historical park structures, eliminate invasive plant species, monitor watershed management issues, and restore trails throughout Wissahickon Valley Park.
Note: The above description came from the organization's About FOW page.
In The News
- During coronavirus, Friends of Wissahickon asks public to only visit when they ‘need to’, Chestnut Hill Local, April 8, 2020.
- Friends Of Wissahickon Announce 2020 Projects Plan, Chestnut Hill Local, February 7, 2020.
- Dream Drives: Wissahickon Valley Park, CBS-3, October 6, 2017.
- The "All Trails Challenge" will get you fit and moving, ABC-6, October 6, 2017.