Have You Herd? Goats A Smart Solution To A Serious Park Problem

August 18, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

There's a landscaping crew working around the clock in Pittsburgh's parks and greenways, clearing hill and hollow of pesky invasive plants. This...

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Love Highland Park? Take The Heth's Run Survey!

June 16, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is partnering with the City of Pittsburgh on an exciting new project: a concept design for Heth's Run Valley.

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Where To Catch Outdoor Concerts This Summer

June 2, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Rising humidity. 90 degree days. Flickering lighting bugs.

Folks, it's summer in Pittsburgh.

Step in to the parks and feel the temperature drop....

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25 Ways To Celebrate Your Galentines and Valentines (Part 1)

February 2, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Whether you’re celebrating your Valentine, Galentine, or really anyone that you enjoy, we’ve compiled a list of date ideas — platonic or romantic!...

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Parks Are Gyms: Your Guide to Working Out

April 17, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

In the parks, we have a whole different approach to working out.

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25 Ways to Celebrate Your Galentines and Valentines (Part 1)

February 5, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Whether you're celebrating your Valentine, Galentine, or really anyone that you enjoy, we've compiled a list of date ideas -- platonic or...

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The Giving Tree: Commemorative Plantings

December 4, 2014 by Kathleen Gaines

The greatest joy of the work I do is planting trees.

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Let's Talk About Parks

September 18, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When my brothers and I were kids, the first person to reach the morning news would claw their way to the cartoons section, grab a bowl of cereal,...

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What's in Bloom -- May 2014

May 2, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

What's in bloom in Pittsburgh's parks this month? Everything! The garden beds seem just as relieved as we are that the unpredictable winter cold...

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Confessions Of A Park Volunteer

November 7, 2013 by A Parks Pal

 I must say, before I volunteered with The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, I thought I had a pretty good handle on things.

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