Parks Conservancy Staff

Recent Posts

Rock Solid Teamwork Brings Beautiful New Plaque To Westinghouse Memorial

July 11, 2018 by Parks Conservancy Staff

There are tons and tons and tons of rocks in our parks: big, small, flat, round, sedimentary, metamorphic, igneous -- you name it! Still, finding...

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Your Parks, Your Stories: Community Nature Educator Chastity

July 5, 2018 by Parks Conservancy Staff

The Your Parks, Your Stories series features park users and staff and their personal experiences in Pittsburgh's parks. Click here to share your...

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On The Lookout: Asian Longhorned Beetle And The Parks

August 4, 2017 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Friends, Pittsburghers, park enthusiasts, lend us your eyeballs.

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9 Ways to Get Your Kids Exploring Nature -- Anywhere!

July 28, 2017 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Parks are not only some of the very best playgrounds, but also amazing classrooms. By observing, touching, smelling and hearing the natural world,...

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Nature Lovers Need Apply: Join Us As A Volunteer Naturalist

January 14, 2016 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Visit any of our country's national parks, and the first few faces that greet you on your way in are there to help you make the most of your time...

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We've Only Just Begun: Get Ready For A Big Parks Year

January 8, 2016 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Last year was big for Pittsburgh's parks.

All year long Parks staff tended park gardens, monitored for threats like Asian longhorned beetle,...

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VIDEO: Great Cities Deserve Great Parks

December 31, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Pittsburgh's phenomenal parks truly put our city among the best in the country.

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Parks Educator Takes Pride in Planning Hikes

December 23, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

This post was originally written and posted by our friends at Venture Outdoors. Check out their blog here!

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Thanks for Parks, Thanks to You

November 25, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

No table is big enough to fit everyone who loves Pittsburgh's parks.

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Environmental Education in the Parks (Video)

September 4, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

As Director of Education Marijke Hecht recently penned in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Op-Ed, "Outdoor environmental education cultivates curiosity and...

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