The Green Ribbon Trail and Preserve was designated by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association as one of the 2022 Great Places in Pennsylvania in the category of Great Greenways and Trails.

Great Places, like the Green Ribbon Trail, have a sustainable vision for the future and serve as a model for other communities. The 12.6-mile Green Ribbon Trail follows the Wissahickon Creek and travels through 578 acres of preserved land in six townships and two boroughs. This scenic and much-used trail has evolved over a period of 50 years with guidance from a Master Plan and the collaboration of Wissahickon Trails, municipalities, and private landowners. Read More   


The Wissahickon Creek Headwaters and Riparian Restoration Project has been awarded the Achievement Award by the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin (WRA).

The WRA Annual Awards recognize people, projects, and organizations that make a substantial contribution to sound water resources management and promote water resources sustainability and resilience in the Delaware River Basin. “These Award Recipients are an inspiration, for their leadership, vision and scientifically credible work to enhance the long-term sustainability of the Delaware River Basin,” said Skelly Holmbeck, WRA Executive Director. Read More