News

1/7/14

The Schuylkill is officially PA's 2014 River of the Year! Jessica Parks of The Inquirer covers the Schuylkill's big win. Read the article here

11/4/13

Bradley Maule of Hidden City Philadelphia covers the Schuylkill Banks Bridge Lighting ceremony. Click here for the story and images of the re-lit bridges. 

6/24/13

SRDC Staff joined GRID Magazine writer Bernard Brown for a kayaking adventure on the lower Schuylkill. 

Read the full story here. 

6/14/13

Kellie Patrick Gates of PlanPhilly reports on an Econsult study published in June 2013, detailing the positive fiscal impacts of the Schuylkill Banks trail and greenway on local, regional and state economies.

Click here to read the article. 

4/15/13

Miriam Hill of The Inquirer covers the return of Riverboat Tours to the Hidden River, kicking off with a Boat to Bartram's Garden tour on Mother's Day, May 12, 2013. 

1/5/13

Jessica Parks of the Inquirer reports on the PA River of the Year contest, sponsored by DCNR and POWR, which aims to raise awareness and appreciation of the state's waterways. The Schuylkill is one of contest's six finalists. 

Read the article here

1/4/13

Schuylkill Banks gets a shout-out in this New York Times Travel article, "36 Hours in Philadelphia"

11/14/12

PlanPhilly reports a compromise reached between Councilman Bobby Henon's office and a coalition of development and environmental groups, including SRDC, on an amended bill requiring 50-foot setbacks on all rivers and streams in Philadelphia. Bill No. 120654 was recommended favorably by the Committee on Rules, and passed unaninmously in full Council.

Read the article here

10/15/12

Melissa Dribben of the Inquirer takes a trip to the new Schuylkill River Park Connector Bridge and Schuylkill River Park Dog Run. Read the article here

9/18/12

As part of the One Great Idea Project, SRDC's own Josh Nims presents a public skate park by Eakins Oval on behalf of Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund.