Recommended Reading For Nature Nerds: A List

February 24, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

Whether you're the curl-up-with-a-good-book-on-a-rainy-day type or the kick-off-your-shoes-and-read-in-the-park type, we have some great reads for...

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How To Keep Your Own Backyard Bird Feeder

February 17, 2017 by Mike Cornell

Bird's been the word lately at the Frick Environmental Center. Each month, our public events and programs carry a common theme. This month, we're...

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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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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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Professional Development Opportunity Announced

April 28, 2016 by Pittsburgh Parks

Do you work with children? Looking to further your career? Join us and our partners and PAEYC for a three-part series, Embracing Your Environment.

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Nature Lovers Need Apply: Join Us As A Volunteer Naturalist

January 14, 2016 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Visit any of our country's national parks, and the first few faces that greet you on your way in are there to help you make the most of your time...

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We've Only Just Begun: Get Ready For A Big Parks Year

January 8, 2016 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Last year was big for Pittsburgh's parks.

All year long Parks staff tended park gardens, monitored for threats like Asian longhorned beetle,...

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Parks Educator Takes Pride in Planning Hikes

December 23, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

This post was originally written and posted by our friends at Venture Outdoors. Check out their blog here!

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Take a Tour of the New Frick Environmental Center

November 5, 2015 by Lauryn Stalter

Like the unfolding of a page in a pop-up book, the new Frick Environmental Center has been growing from a flat architectural rendering into a real...

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