Watershed Protection

Philly Flower Show Taking Deep Dive into Water

Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018
Source: NewsWorks/WHYY

The annual Philadelphia Flower Show always has fanciful water elements as part of its garden displays. This year’s theme —”The Wonders of Water” — puts it in the spotlight, with 30-foot waterfalls, reflection pools, and a replica mountain stream of ice melt.

One exhibit encourages people to think about local water. “Windows on the Watershed” represents four ecosystems of the Delaware River watershed, that network of rivers and tributaries flowing from the Pocono Mountains, through the farm fields of Bucks County, filtering into the concrete urban core of Philadelphia, and out to the Atlantic Ocean through the low marshes of New Jersey.

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