Archive for March, 2008

Lori Sundberg, PhD – Germanic Languages Specialist and Rabbit Rescuer

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Lori Sundberg, PhD is a specialist in Germanic languages and literature. She spends some of her free time as a foster mother for rescued rabbits. We recently had a chance to get her thoughts on these animals in need. Where are you from? I am originally from Oklahoma. I moved to the East Coast to [...]

David Dannenberg – Board Member, Friends of the Wissahickon (Part 3 of 3)

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

What have been your duties since you joined the Board of Directors? At the time I joined the FOW it was an all-volunteer organization. FOW had been involved during its around 80 year history in various endeavors. These ranged from helping to force closer of Upper Wissahickon Drive, henceforth called Forbidden Drive, to private motor [...]

David Dannenberg – Board Member, Friends of the Wissahickon (Part 2 of 3)

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

What is the crime like in the Wisshahickon Park? Fortunately, pretty low. People don’t seem to go to the park to torment others. There are a lot of break-ins to parked cars however. There is also litter, many beer parties, vandalism, and other nuisance crimes. Is it safe to walk the Forbidden Drive after dark? [...]

David Dannenberg – Board Member, Friends of the Wissahickon (Part 1 of 3)

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

David Dannenberg is a teacher at a private school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is on sabbatical this year and spend a significant amount of his time volunteering for the Friends of the Wissahickon, a group of of environmentally-minded activists working to preserve the park land surrounding the Wissahickon Creek. We recently had a chance to [...]