Audubon: Birding in the City of Brotherly Love

The American Birding Association recognizes Audubon's Keith Russell for putting Philadelphia on the birding map...

 

Philly Voice: Fairmount Park opens 50 acres of land kept behind gates for 45 years

Closed by the Water Department decades ago, the East Park Reservoir and surround land has been reopened...

 

Philadelphia Business Journal: East Fairmount Park Reservoir to open again thanks to planned $16M Center

After 45 year of inaccessibility, the East Fairmount Park Reservoir is poised to open again to the public...

 

CBS Philly: Plans For New Education Center at Site of Abandoned Reservoir in Fairmount Park

An abandoned reservoir in Fairmount Park, inaccessible to the public for decades, will be the new site of an outdoor...

 

PhillyMag.com: 50 Acres of East Fairmount Park to Reopen to Public After Years of Being Fenced Off

The land comes complete with a giant 37-acre lake, trails and lots of migratory birds...

 

Patch.com: 'Secrete Lake,' Massive New Park to Open in Philadelphia

The "hidden gem" of parkland is somehow hidden from view within the city...

 

Plan Philly: East Park's Hidden Lake Habitat, A Site for Discovery

Walk up a drive paved with soft blue bricks, through a chain link fence, and up a hill tucked into East Fairmount Park...

 

Grid Magazine: Drinking It In

The East Park Reservoir provides home for birds, and in 2018, a nature center...

 

Fairmount Park Conservancy: The Civic Commons

In late 2014, the Conservancy was selected by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the William Penn...

 

Hidden City Philadelphia: A Winter's Walk Around East Park Reservoir

Keith Russell shouldn't be out in this weather. The temperature at East Park Reservoir is a prickly 29 degrees...

 

Plan Philly: National Audubon Society and Outward Bound Philadelphia want to preserve a virtually unknown and inaccessible lake in Philadelphia

In compliance with the Open Space Protection ordinance, the Parks and Recreation Commission has received...