Urban EcoSteward Trainings and Events

Urban EcoSteward trainings and events are free and open to all. Join the EcoStewards to develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for the parks that you love. Sign up for upcoming events on the form at the bottom of this page.

Crew Leader Training
Saturday, February 7th
10:00am - 1:00pm
REI South Side
Learn best practices for leading volunteer crews of 5-15 people, then sign-up and use your experience to help our organizations on volunteer days.

Dump Site Cleanup Training
Saturday, March 7th
9:00am - noon
Location TBD
Learn how to safely and effectively cleanup a dumpsite in this classroom training. 

Erosion Control
Thursday, April 2nd
10:00am - 1:00pm
Emerald View Park (Olympia Park, 501 Hallock Street)
Learn how the geology of Pittsburgh’s hillsides make erosion a regional problem and practice techniques you can use to prevent gullies and landslides on your site.

Streamflow Monitoring Training
Sunday, April 26th
10:00am - 1:00pm
Frick Park (Braddock Trail at the Allenby Avenue entrance)
Learn how to measure stream flow and why this information in important for the health of the park.

Wildflower Walk and Campfire
Thursday, May 7th 
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Frick Park (Lower Frick Parking Lot)
Join us for a hike through Frick Park to identify our region’s spring wildflowers. 

Mushroom ID Walk
Saturday, May 16th
10:00am - 2:00pm
Steel City Rowing Club (101 Arch Street, Verona)
Have fun hunting for fungi on Sycamore Island with the Western PA Mushroom Club and learn about mushroom identification from the mycology experts. 

Questions or comments? Contact 412-682-7275 x232 or volunteer@pittsburghparks.org.


  • 2/7 Crew Leader Training
  • 3/7 Dump Site Cleanup Training
  • 4/2 Erosion Control
  • 4/26 Streamflow Monitoring Training
  • 5/7 Wildflower Walk
  • 5/16 Mushroom ID Walk




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