Learners to Leaders: Learning Pathways in the Parks

May 15, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

What does it mean to be a life-wide learner? How does one travel a learning pathway?

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Leading and Learning with the Young Naturalists

November 17, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

We could tell stories for days about the incredible crew of high school students -- our first batch of Young Naturalists -- that we worked with...

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Let's Get Digital: City of Learning and Digital Badges

June 20, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Do you consider yourself a nature nerd? Do you geek out outdoors?

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Dear Journal,

May 16, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

In this week's blog post, we have to give it up to some grade A high school students.

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Parks as classrooms, parks as offices: A Public Ally perspective

October 31, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When I first applied to Public Allies, an AmeriCorps-run leadership development program, my idea of working in a professional office setting was...

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High School Urban EcoStewards - A Student Perspective

August 6, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Through High School Urban Eco Stewards, schools adopt a plot of land in one of Pittsburgh’s four regional parks (Frick, Highland, Riverview, ...

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Teachable Moments - a celebration with the High School Urban EcoStewards

June 25, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Everyone who works in programming loves those warm and fuzzy moments where all of your hard work is reinforced by the actualization of what your...

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Thank you to our 2012 volunteers!

December 17, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff
Volunteers from NRG planting balled and burlap trees in Allegheny Commons
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High School Urban EcoStewards - Engaging youth in urban environmental stewardship

December 7, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff
Westinghouse student using lopper to cut away invasive species
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Education through Restoration - Creating Meaningful Service-Learning Projects in the Parks

August 3, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff

I love breakfast meetings. First off, there is breakfast. Plus I am a morning person so I’m freshest and most engaged for these early morning...

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