PPC Staff Returns from Educational Visit to Top-Ranking Park System

August 29, 2019 by Keeley Teslik

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC) staff members, City of Pittsburgh officials, and civic leaders have returned from trips to Minneapolis, where...

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A Conversation on Hays Woods

August 27, 2019 by Meg Baltes

Hays Woods, Pittsburgh’s largest urban forest, is on track to become officially and permanently preserved for public use. Spanning over 600 acres...

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Discovering Pittsburgh's Parks: Then and Now

August 20, 2019 by Troy Gavazzi

When I was growing up in a suburban community south of Pittsburgh, there was a large swath of woodlands across the street from my home that...

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Program Spotlight: Healthy, Active, and Green

August 6, 2019 by Meg Baltes

Program Spotlight: Healthy, Active, and GreenA Conversation with Mike Cornell, Naturalist Educator

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Frick Environmental Center & the Living Building Challenge: Where are We Now?

July 30, 2019 by Meg Baltes

Since Frick Environmental Center (FEC) opened in 2016, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been diligent in collecting data on its energy usage....

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Friluftsliv…Shinrin-yoku…Forest Bathing: The Language of Getting Out in Nature

July 16, 2019 by Beth Seibel

Friluftsliv! Shinrin-yoku? What?! These are Scandinavian and Japanese terms, respectively, expressing the benefits of getting out in nature.

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Frick Park After Dark: Meditation and Relaxation

July 9, 2019 by Beth Seibel

Join us this Friday, July 12, 2019 for a relaxing evening of meditation, mingling, food and music!

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Summer 2019 Parks Events

May 30, 2019 by Pittsburgh Parks

SUMMER 2019 PARKS EVENTS

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Explore Solutions for Plastic Waste with New Events at the Frick Environmental Center

May 8, 2019 by Carya Cornell, Brian Nath, and Maureen Olinzock

As the cold of Winter breaks and the joys of Spring begin to blossom, opportunities abound to enjoy your local parks. Get outside and start your...

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