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Juniata Park: Carribbean Native Connects Local Community To Philly Creek

Juniata Park: Carribbean Native Connects Local Community To Philly Creek

As litter from the sea washed upon the white sand beaches of Puerto Rico, Doryán De Angel discovered her zeal. Fueling her fervor for the recovery of Earth’s waterways, the environmentalist is now the community watershed leader of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF), a Philadelphia-based initiative established in 2000 to promote community engagement with the body […]

 

The Waterfront: Seven People Making A Difference

The Waterfront: Seven People Making A Difference

The waterfront along both the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers has seen an ecological and recreational resurgence over the last decade. What was once known as an urban or concrete jungle is slowly being transformed into an urban oasis for people to escape the crowded city of Philadelphia and enjoy the rivers’ edges. From simply belonging […]