All About Parks Rx!

January 7, 2020 by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Too often we underestimate the impact that nature and play have on children’s health. In fact, studies show that one of the best ways to stay...

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Nature Play...The Best Holiday Gift

December 20, 2019 by Beth Seibel

With the holiday season in full swing, many of us are in search of the perfect gifts for the special young people in our lives. We want toys to be...

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Double Your Impact this Holiday Season

December 18, 2019 by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was founded in December 1996 by a group of citizens concerned with the deteriorating conditions of Pittsburgh's...

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Saving Room for Nature in Urban Development

December 10, 2019 by Thomas Hayes

Those accustomed to driving in our local Pittsburgh region know all too well the barriers that divide their destination points; Pittsburgh, the...

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#Loveyourparks this Giving Tuesday

November 21, 2019 by Pittsburgh Parks

Looking to make a positive impact on your neighborhood park this giving season? Here are three ways to #loveyourparks!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Star Party and Full Moon Hike

November 14, 2019 by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

We're throwing it back to Saturday, September 14 when Park Rangers, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh,...

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Dedicated Parks Funding Is What's Needed Now

November 3, 2019 by Jayne Miller (Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy President and CEO) and Dan Booker (Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Board Chairman)

Parks matter. They matter to people, neighborhoods, and cities. They belong to the people, are free, and are the most democratic spaces in a...

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What Parks Mean for Children

October 23, 2019 by Keeley Teslik

Many of us—particularly those of us who frequent parks and green spaces—know that spending time in nature positively benefits our mental and physical...

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