Philadelphia Exhibitors 

Below is a list of 2019 exhibitors and their activities, which was set up at Penn's Landing around the perimeter of the Independence Seaport Museum.

Science of the Delaware River Watershed
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
See how scientists explore the Delaware River Watershed and learn how aquatic animals and plants help us understand how healthy the Delaware River is.
Where in the Watershed?
Alliance for Watershed Education
Did you know that everyone lives in a watershed? Stop by to see a map of the local watershed areas, place a pin where you live, and learn your "watershed address".
Red Cross Resource Center
American Red Cross
Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies.
Good Bugs Mean Healthy Rivers
Delaware River Basin Commission
Explore the differences between healthy and unhealthy river systems through the bugs that live there. Additionally, meet Major Macro, a local science superhero!
Energy Savings
Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA)
How much energy do your appliances use up? Test your home energy use knowledge and learn how you can save both power and money in your own home!
Watercolor Mural of the River
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
Learn about the interdependence of animals that live in and around the Delaware River while painting a mural of the Schuylkill River. Water color pencils, paint brushes and, of course, water will be used to bring plants and animals in the mural to life.
Green Stormwater Infrastructure Demonstration
LandHealth Institute
Do you know where stormwater goes? Come  discover the function and importance of stormwater infrastructure with the Philadelphia Watershed Stewardship program.
Choose Your Way to Explore the Outdoors
Let's Go Outdoors
Engage and explore the outdoors through family friendly activities like table-top fishing, an insect matching game, and/or a binocular seek-and-find.
United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Mason DDG 87 Division
Learn how you, the youth of American, can live a nautical lifestyle without the obligation to serve with the Mason DDG 87 Division. 
Sand From Around The World
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
Did you know every grain of sand has its own story and history? From beach to beach what the sand looks like depends on many things, including where it came from, what it is made of and how it made its way onto the beach.  Come learn!
Strength of a Mussel
Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
One freshwater mussel can filter up to 10 gallons of water per day! Come see our famous two-tank demonstration that shows the filtering power of freshwater mussels in water straight from the Delaware River. Stop by our table to learn about our efforts to grow and place more of these natural filters in the region. 
Tree Leaf Stamping and Identification
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Learn about the most common tree species in Pennsylvania and how they are important to the state in terms of wildlife and timber value. Create a little tree leaf stamp booklet to take home.
What's in Your Stream? 
Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards
Come understand how water flows across the landscape via the Enviroscape! Learn how pollution can accidentally be incorporated into the watershed and how macroinvertbrates are used to determine stream ecosystem quality. Who knew little bugs can be useful to project monitoring?
Watershed Buttons and Environmental Education
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
Design your own button to take home while learning about watershed stewardship.
Ship Model Society Display
Philadelphia Ship Model Society
Philadelphia Ship Model Society was founded in 1931, making it one of the oldest continuously active ship model clubs in the United States. There will be several model ships and boats on display. 
Take a Minute Before You Bin It
Philadelphia Streets Dept. Sanitation Division
With so many types of plastic and waste, recycling properly can be challenging. Visit the Philadelphia Streets Dept. Sanitation Division exhibit to learn how you can improve your recycling skills!
Philly's Tap Water Bar
Philadelphia Water Department
Are you a Philadelphia resident and wonder about your tap water? Now is your chance to talk with us! Stop by our "water bar" for a sample of water and learn why we've launched a campaign to promote tap water consumption. Play games and win prizes while you're at it. 
311 Your Connect to City Services
Did you know you can report and follow up on quality of life issues in the City of Philadelphia? Visit the Philly 311 table to learn about how you can help improve the city by connecting directly with 311 agents.
Macro Mania
Radnor Middle School
Learn all you can about some of our most common stream dwellers. Presenting live benthic macro invertebrate (BMI), visitors will be able to identify and learn about stream health.
Stream Bug Stories
Stroud Water Research Center
Put on the hat of a doctor, water scientist, FBI, and YOU as you explore our virtual river, looking for the bugs who tell the story of the river's health. There will be live bugs, an opportunity to do bug tracings, and water quality testing equipment demos.
LEGO® Ship Replica Exhibit
Come view LEGO® replicas of local ships including the Research Vessel Hugh R. Sharp and TS Empire State VII. And for the first time, the Pilot Boat J.P. Virden made for the Pilots’ Association for the Bay & River Delaware. 
Nature Crowns + Crafts
The Circuit Trails
Make nature crowns and bracelets using materials found in and from nature! This is a fun craft you can do over and over again while on a trail and outdoors with children (and adults).
Trash Activities & Games
Trash Academy
The trash and litter polluting the streets of our city has earned it the unfortunate nickname of ‘Filthadelphia.’ Trash Academy, a project of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative, uses art and creativity as a vehicle to change both our communities and how they are perceived.
Creek Mobile & Games
Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc.
Check out the Creek Mobile, an environmental education tool that helps us bring fun, watershed-education activities to the Tacony Creek Park trail and into surrounding neighborhoods.  It's making a special appearance at this event and is loaded with fun activities and resources for visitors.
Do Trees Get Thirsty?
US Forest Service
Check out the different ways that trees adapt their roots and leaves to accommodate their environment, and how they work to conserve water. Live plants will be on hand for visitors to touch and investigate while learning about structure adaptation.

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