September 16, 2022

Made in Philly: At FDR Park, Weitzman Alums Bring Ecology and Recreation into Focus

Charles Neer
Charles Neer (MLA’99) at the north shoreline of Edgewood Lake. “For many, the experience at FDR Park starts with a trip to the water’s edge,” he says. “Improving the water quality within the park is of primary importance in order to activate the lake, improve habitat, and manage stormwater.”
Aerial view of park showing greenspaces surrounding lakes and wetlands
FDR Park Plan Map
Courtesy WRT
Low grasses and a crane abut a shallow waterway with trees in distance
Rendering of proposed wetlands
Courtesy WRT
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Charles Neer (MLA’99) at the north shoreline of Edgewood Lake. “For many, the experience at FDR Park starts with a trip to the water’s edge,” he says. “Improving the water quality within the park is of primary importance in order to activate the lake, improve habitat, and manage stormwater.”
FDR Park Plan Map
Courtesy WRT
Rendering of proposed wetlands
Courtesy WRT