June 2016

Birding by Kayak

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia
Free

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River by kayak or rowboat. No registration or boating experience necessary. All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Boating excursions limited to 30 minutes. Kayaks launch from the Community Boathouse, just down the Meadow path by the parking lot. REGISTER HERE  


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April 2017

Bird Philly Walk @ Bartram’s Garden (2017)

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Bartram’s Garden is perhaps the best 45 acres of birding in Philly! With river access, fields, woodlands, wetlands, and ornamental plantings, this spot has an amazing diversity of bird-attracting habitat. We expect to see late wintering waterfowl, as well as early arriving breeders and migrants like warblers and orioles (both species). Meet at the Welcome...


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May 2017

Birding by Kayak (2017)

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia
$10

Renowned Philly birder and environmental educator Tony Croasdale will take us out on the Schuylkill at dusk for an informal bird paddle. We'll get a unique opportunity to glide along the shoreline in kayaks and canoes and scope out mudflats and wooded riverbanks for bird life. Life jackets and boats will be provided, and we'll...


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May 2018

BirdPhilly Presents: Mother’s Day Bird Walk (2018)

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Historic Bartram’s Garden is perhaps the best 45+ acres of birding in Philly! With river access, fields, woodlands, wetlands, and ornamental plantings, this spot has an amazing diversity of bird-attracting habitat. We expect to see late wintering waterfowl with early arriving breeders and migrants like warblers and orioles (both species). Led by BirdPhilly's George Armistead....


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BirdPhilly Presents: Low Tide Birding by Kayak (2018)

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Renowned Philly birder and environmental educator Tony Croasdale will take us out on the Schuylkill at for an informal low-tide bird paddle. We'll get a unique opportunity to glide along the shoreline in kayaks and canoes and scope out mudflats and wooded riverbanks for bird life. Life jackets and boats...


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BirdPhilly Presents: Sunset Bird Walk (2018)

Historic Bartram’s Garden is perhaps the best 45+ acres of birding in Philly! With river access, fields, woodlands, wetlands, and ornamental plantings, this spot has an amazing diversity of bird-attracting habitat. We expect to see late wintering waterfowl with early arriving breeders and migrants like warblers and Orioles (both species). Led by BirdPhilly's Daniel Kobza....


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April 2019

City Nature Challenge BioBlitz (2019)

Help us kick off our Southwest Spring Fest weekend with the Bartram’s BioBlitz! We’ll be posted up from 9am to 4pm trying to find as many species as possible, but you’re welcome to come and go as you please (or even come early! Looking at you, birders.) This event will occur throughout the site. You...


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May 2022

Little Explorers-Spring is for the Birds

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Find out where birds live and how they talk, then build your own nest out of materials from the Garden.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two...


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July 2022

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.