Scott Roller

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Why Nature Is Good For Mind And Body

March 7, 2017 by Scott Roller

This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in the Let's Talk About Parks” series. The series is designed to encourage...

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Let's Talk About Parks: Winter Coats

January 12, 2017 by Scott Roller

The “Let’s Talk About Parks” series is designed to encourage exploration and discovery of Pittsburgh’s urban parks.

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Universal Accessibility Infuses August Wilson Park

November 4, 2016 by Scott Roller

This article originally appeared in Parks & Recreation magazine.

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Creepy Critters in Pittsburgh's Parks

October 27, 2016 by Scott Roller

Spotting an unexpected pair of tiny beady eyes glowing in the dark when you’re taking an after-dusk stroll near a wooded area can be scary.  Even...

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Know Your Native Wildflowers: Trillium

May 11, 2016 by Scott Roller

Think about numbers in nature for a second.  Most animals have two ears, four legs. A dogwood blossom has four petals, while the eastern spring...

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Textures, Colors, Patterns: Identifying Trees by Their Bark

December 3, 2015 by Scott Roller

With most trees stripped bare of leaves, winter is a great time to get a good look at the wonderful variations of pattern, color and texture that...

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