Training Dates and Events

Urban EcoSteward trainings and hikes are free and open to all. Topics of EcoSteward events cover invasive plants, native plants, tree identification, and more. Join the EcoStewards to develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for the parks that you love. Sign up for upcoming EcoSteward trainings through the form at the bottom of this page.

Pre-Fall Volunteer Day
Monday, August 25th
6:00 - 8:00pm
Meet at Schenley Park Cafe and Visitor Center
This pre-Fall invasive sweep is open to Schenley Park EcoStewards. Registration is limited to 10. 

Fall Invasives Training
Tuesday, September 9th
6:00 - 8:00pm
Meet at Emerald View Park, Olympia Entrance (Virginia Ave and Hallock St)
Learn how and when to effectively identify and remove common invasive plants in the fall and hear tips to differentiate them from their native lookalikes.

Native Plant Propagation
Saturday, October 11th
9:00am - noon
Meet at 1 English Lane, Frick Park
Learn how to collect and grow native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers from seed or cuttings to replant and repopulate your EcoSteward site.

Looking for more volunteer opportunities? Click here. Questions or comments? Contact 412-682-7275 x232 or volunteer@pittsburghparks.org.


  • 8/25/2014 Pre-Fall Volunteer Day
  • 9/9/2014 Fall Invasives Training
  • 10/11/2014 Native Plant Propagation




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