Projects

The Conservancy has been involved in many conservation projects from public demonstrations gardens to stream restorations. Many of them are still maintained through dedicated volunteers and we always welcome your help in caring for these special places.  Please contact us to find out how you can help.

Projects

Ashbridge Memorial Park

Airdale Road, Bryn Mawr, PA In 2002, the Conservancy partnered with the Bryn Mawr College’s School of Social Work and Lower Merion Township to create Lower Merion’s first streambank stabilization project using some funds from DEP’s Growing Greener program.  Steep, crumbling streambank
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West Mill Creek Park

Old Gulph Rd, Penn Valley, PA On the heels of a 2005 wetland planting in the park, the Conservancy partnered with Lower Merion Township in 2007 to secure DEP Growing Greener Funds to stabilize the stream banks in the park.  Volunteers from Main Line Health participating in the United
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Shortridge Memorial Park

Shortridge Drive, Wynnewood, PA The East Branch of Indian Creek, a headwater branch for Cobbs Creek, flows through this park.  Impacted by stormwater and mowed-to-the-edge landscape practices the stream banks were eroding and impacting water quality.  In 2009, the Conservancy worked c
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Stormwater Demonstration Garden and Children’s Playscape

Funded by the 25th Century Foundation and completed in 2012, the Stormwater Demonstration Garden and Children’s Playscape (Rolling Hill Park, Gladwyne, PA) is a native residential-scale rain garden/swale and manages the Conservancy’s stormwater runoff from our driveway.  Children are
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