Training Dates and Events

Spring has sprung! And with it, the invasive plants and pests that have taken up residence in our city parks. Join us for our upcoming trainings and events to develop the skills and knowledge needed to be an Urban EcoSteward and care for the parks that you love. Register for the following trainings via the form at the bottom of this page.

Spring Invasives Training
April 6, 10am - 1pm
Location: Frick Park (meet at lower Frick parking lot on Lancaster Street)
Learn how and when to effectively identify and remove common invasive plants in the spring. Get tips on how to differentiate them from their native lookalikes.
**This training is now FULL.**

Crew Leader Training
April 15, 5:30pm - 8pm
Location: Hill District Carnegie Library (2177 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219)
Learn how to lead volunteers and find out what it takes to put together your own volunteer event

Wildflower Walk and Campfire
May 8, 6pm - 8pm
Location: Frick Environmental Center (2005 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15127)
Join us for a hike through Frick Park to identify our region's spring wildflowers. 

Summer Gathering
June 7, 10am - 2pm
Location: Steel City Rowing Club (101 Arch Street, Verona PA 15147)
Join us for food and fellowship as we kayak around Sycamore Island and learn how to identify native trees and shrubs. 

Questions or comments? Contact 412-682-7275 x232 or

  • Crew Leader Training: April 15th
  • Wildflower Walk and Campfire: May 8th
  • Summer Gathering: June 7th

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