Welcome to the Friends of High School Park, a group of local volunteers committed to maintaining this beautiful green space at Montgomery Ave and High School Rd in the heart of Elkins Park.

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Pest Alert – Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, an invasive planthopper, has been discovered in Berks County. This insect attacks many hosts including grapes, apples, stone fruits, and tree of heaven and has the potential to greatly impact the grape, fruit tree, and logging industries. Early detection is vital for the protection of Pennsylvania businesses and agriculture. Learn […]

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ALERT – Construction in Woodlands

Sewer construction has begun in the lower woodland section of the park. After finding large deposits of rock, it was decided that blasting (yes, with dynamite) will need to occur in order to dig deep enough to lay down the new pipes. This will affect the area of the park from High School Road past […]

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WorkDays

It was HOT! but still we were out there working. We weeded and did some planting in the Fulton Garden. A special shout out to Risa Robinson, who is a new member of the community and decided to brave the heat with us.    

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