Anne Whiston Spirn
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anne reflects on the work accomplished throughout her fifteen years
working on the West Philadelphia Landscape Project. Based on an
interview, April 2002.
President, Mill Creek Coalition
Crystal describes her involvement in the West Philadelphia Landscape
Project, including the Pilot Subsidence Study and the recent
watersheds project undertaken in collaboration the Philadelphia Water
Department. Based on an interview, April 2002.
Former Research Assistant, West Philadelphia Landscape Project
Martin recalls memorable experiences and lessons from his time during
graduate school from 1996-1998 when he worked with Sulzberger
students. Martin developed curriculum and activities focused on
landscape and urban environment. Based on an interview, April 2002.
Former Project Planner, Philadelphia Water Department/Camp Dresser
Sarah describes the EPA grant that the Philadelphia Water Department
got in collaboration with the Mill Creek Coalition and Sulzberger
Middle School. Combining landscape improvements, community development,
and education expanded the scope of the Water Department's work, and
required adjustment Sarah reflects on the challenges she encountered
coordinating the initial phase of the EPA grant.
Watersheds Programs Manager, Philadelphia Water Department
Joanne tells about her recent work coordinating a project with
Sulzberger Middle School and the Mill Creek Coalition through an EPA
storm water management grant. The project resulted in the creation of a
watershed garden that combined environmental education with storm
water best management practices. Based on an interview, April 2002.
Associate Director of the Water Division,
Region 3, Environmental Protection Agency
Joe describes the
role that EPA has played in the Mill Creek project and how he came
to be involved in the work. Based on an interview, April 2002.
President, Aspen Farms Community Garden
Hayward talks about the origins of Aspen
Farms, the work that he's done with the University of Pennsylvania
and Sulzberger Middle School, and he reflects on the impact of the
garden in the neighborhood. Based on an interview, April 2002.
Sulzberger Middle School
SMS students discuss the problems that affect their school's
computer lab. Based on an after-school project, February 2002.