Take a Tour of the New Frick Environmental Center

November 5, 2015 by Lauryn Stalter

Like the unfolding of a page in a pop-up book, the new Frick Environmental Center has been growing from a flat architectural rendering into a real...

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Projects Underway: Schenley, Cliffside and Frick Park Updates

August 31, 2015 by Lauryn Stalter

The parks as you know them are getting even better.

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Healthy Watersheds, Greener Streets

August 11, 2015 by Lauryn Stalter

Imagine for a moment that you're a doctor. But instead of treating people, you're charged with healing a watershed.

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If a Tree Falls: Human Impacts on Forest and Park Trees

June 19, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Forests are natural, wild places. Trees burn, blow down, mature, and regenerate on their own.

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From Fires to Phenology: Meet Our New SCA Fellow!

June 2, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

One year ago, I left the land of cheese, beer, and badgers in search of new experiences and meaningful work.

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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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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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Native Plants and Transplants: Meet Our New Zone Gardener

December 18, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When I told my family I was moving to Pittsburgh after college, they could not understand why I would want to live in such a dirty city.

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Fun with Stats: What You Accomplished This Year

December 11, 2014 by Lauryn Stalter

It's tough telling the world all that you mighty parks volunteers accomplish.

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The Giving Tree: Commemorative Plantings

December 4, 2014 by Kathleen Gaines

The greatest joy of the work I do is planting trees.

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