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Art & Nature in the Centennial District - Shared screen with speaker view
Melissa Romero
37:18
Yes those are lily pads on the lake, currently in bloom!
Melissa Romero
37:34
And there is open space to picnic and some benches, as well.
Melissa Romero
38:33
Here is up to date info on picnicking via Philadelphia Parks & Recreation: https://www.phila.gov/services/permits-violations-licenses/apply-for-a-permit/use-a-philadelphia-parks-recreation-space/get-a-picnic-permit/
molly carpenter
45:23
Poke weed is edible when it first sprouts.
Gina G
50:04
Lots of birds right in that area
molly carpenter
50:30
In the late 70’s early 80’s when I was a student at PAFA it was drilled into my head that Fairmount Park was not a safe place to go. It looks safe now, I’m sorry I missed so much of Philadelphias offerings!
molly carpenter
52:34
Marsh Mallow
Gina G
53:16
I am there in the morning often looking for birds, always see bikers, walkers, dog walkers, folks fishing, even skating, I have never had a problem. It's a beautiful place.
Gina G
55:36
red tailed hawks, chipmunks, chickadee, flycatcher, green heron, great blue heron, turtles, frogs, bass fish, etc, so many animals
Melissa Romero
56:23
Agreed, Gina! You can find a whole list of native plants and wildlife that you can find at Concourse Lake here: http://www.concourselake.org/
Gina G
56:51
THANKS:)!!
molly carpenter
01:02:31
Why is Smith in an apron?
Lindsey Walker
01:04:46
In FDR Park!
molly carpenter
01:07:50
Is the arch granite?
molly carpenter
01:08:32
Sorry, I mean Pennsylvania granite…
molly carpenter
01:10:42
Thank you
Gina G
01:11:18
Melissa, I have seen lots of other birds not on the list, and have a few pix like yesterday a red tailed hawk, do I send to the info email address my list of birds that aren't on the website?
Melissa Romero
01:11:31
https://loveyourpark.org/events/cleanup-kit-giveaway-4
Melissa Romero
01:11:46
That would be great, Gina! Please email mromero@myphillypark.org.
Gina G
01:11:58
Will do, I will send pix too!
Melissa Romero
01:12:39
Ana, there is parking at Concourse Lake. And there is street parking near Smith Memorial Arch.
Melissa Romero
01:13:55
Also here is a digital guide! https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/ad9967fa74c346bf8efbe12f1ed27710
Jenia Jolley
01:13:56
Thank you this was so fun!
Gina G
01:14:21
Thanks!