pittsburgh greenspace alliance

Comprised of members from eight local non-profits, the Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance promotes the critical value of our City’s greenspaces and how they positively influence the economy, public health and the environment.

The Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance began as an informal coalition of like-minded non-profit groups who met regularly to share resources. The group consists of members from:

Pittsburgh City Council Post Agenda Meeting

The Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance presented at a Pittsburgh City Council Post Agenda Meeting on July 10, 2012 in Council Chambers at the City-County Building. The presentation recognized the tremendous improvements in local parks, trails and greenspaces by the City of Pittsburgh with its partners, and the value of public-private partnerships. The group provided updates on the cumulative impacts of each organization’s efforts on the economy, public health and the environment. The group invited its supporters and volunteers to attend the meeting.

View the Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance presentation from the July 10, 2012 City Council Post Agenda Meeting.

The goal of the Post Agenda Meeting was to address the importance of parks, trails and greenspaces, and to develop strategies for new and ongoing initiatives. Speaker contact information and bios are available upon request.

In The News

Press coverage of Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance.

Alliance says Pittsburgh saves by spending green, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (July 10, 2012)

City, Greenspace Alliance to work together on continuing greening efforts, Essential Public Radio (July 10, 2012)

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Facts and Figures

Founded: 1996
Amount raised: $66 million
Acres stewarded: 1,700 +
Capital Projects completed: 13

2013 by the numbers
Trees and shrubs planted: 1,300
Volunteers: 1,570
Volunteer hours
: 5,498

 
 
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