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Star Light, Star Bright: Shining the Stars at Mellon Park Walled Garden

May 1, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

The cosmos is within us. We are made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. Carl Sagan

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What's in Bloom -- April 2015

April 24, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Our regular "What's in Bloom" feature typically highlights the exuberance of park gardens, blooming seasonally with all of the colors of the...

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Parks Are Gyms: Your Guide to Working Out

April 17, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

In the parks, we have a whole different approach to working out.

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Celebrating Earth Day in Pittsburgh's Parks

April 9, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

This week's post is from our “Let’s Talk About Parks” series. Posted bimonthly in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, "Let's Talk About Parks" is...

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Love of Learning: Observations of Environmental Education

March 30, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

In order to be a great educator, you have to love learning.

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Spring Happiness in the Neighborhood

March 20, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor.

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Action Alert: Make a Difference in Less Than 30 Seconds

March 13, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

This week on the blog, we're asking you to take an extra simple, super important action:

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What's the Word in Homewood? Buzzword!

March 11, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff
Heron perched in Panther Hollow Lake.
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Arsenal and Leslie Parks Master Plan Nearing Completion

February 26, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Lawrenceville, there are big plans for your parks.

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Spotlight on Mary Schenley

February 20, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

An estranged daughter. An international love affair. An heiress disinherited.

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