Lauryn Stalter

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Meet Just A Few Of Our Favorite Trees

March 22, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

At this time of year, tree buds are just waiting to put on their colorful spring show. 

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Long-Term Restoration Project Underway In Frick Park's Clayton Hill

March 2, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

In the Clayton Hill area of Frick Park, Parks Conservancy and City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) staff are teaming up for forest...

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Rogue Trails To Be Closed In Highland Park

January 29, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

Figuratively speaking, blazing one's own trail is a good thing. When it comes to Pittsburgh's parks, however, it can have a lasting effect on...

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Snapshot: A Parks Year In Photos

January 12, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

Each year, we see and take thousands of photos of your parks. 

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Project Update: Schenley Park and Four Mile Run Watershed

December 1, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

When we put out the call for Pittsburghers to weigh in on future projects in Schenley Park, hundreds and hundreds of you made your voice heard. 

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Stick Up For Local Birds By Taking This One Simple Action

November 17, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

One area ornithologist is quite literally sticking up for the birds that live and move through our region.

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Get To Know 10 Common Park Trees (Part 2)

October 24, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

On your next visit to the parks, we challenge you to find these five trees that are rooted there. And if you missed the first part of this blog, ...

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Join Us For Breakfast Connect: Philadelphia's $500M Bet on Public Spaces for All

October 12, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

A seven-year plan is underway right now in Philadelphia to revitalize neighborhood parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries across...

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Get To Know 10 Common Park Trees (Part 1)

October 2, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

How well do you know the trees that are rooted in your parks?

Recently, we were inspired by this New York Times article to introduce you to just a...

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Ask A Naturalist: Submit Your Nature Questions To Parks Conservancy Educators

September 22, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Curious about a bird or butterfly that you've spotted in the parks? The best trail to find wildflowers? Why trees change color in the fall? We're...

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