Give This Unique Gift By October 25th, Be A Part Of A Public Art Installation By The Holidays

October 12, 2018 by Pittsburgh Parks

Through every season, you can find a kaleidoscope of colorful butterflies at the Frick Environmental Center. 

These butterfly images, sealed in a...

Read More

Parks' Artist-In-Residence Synthesizes Music, Science, And Learning

August 3, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

Thanks to our first artist-in-residency, those who visit the Frick Environmental Center are treated to a live musical performance every time it...

Read More

EDGED OUT: An Exhibition Of Work From An Artist Residency In Herpetology

June 22, 2018 by A Parks Pal

Move over canary in the coal mine, amphibians are an understated climate bellwether deserving of the spotlight.

Read More

Food Sustainability In Practice At The Frick Environmental Center

May 11, 2018 by Maureen Olinzock

If you've grabbed a bite from a food truck at any of our Frick Environemental Center events , you may have noticed how quiet they are. The reason?...

Read More

Why Earth Needs Its Day: Celebrating Earth Day In Pittsburgh's Parks

April 20, 2018 by Scott Roller

Our spinning planet dazzles us with endless levels of amazement each and every day.

Read More

Care About Your Air: Air Quality In The Parks 

February 2, 2018 by Maureen Olinzock

Have you noticed a colorful, triangular flag at the Frick Environmental Center recently?

Read More

What Happens To Solar Panels In Winter? A Lesson From The Frick Environmental Center 

January 19, 2018 by Maureen Olinzock

On public tours of the Frick Environmental Center, a common question that visitors ask has to do with the large solar panels that cover the...

Read More

Stick Up For Local Birds By Taking This One Simple Action

November 17, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

One area ornithologist is quite literally sticking up for the birds that live and move through our region.

Read More

From Slavery To Freedom Garden: Growing Now At The Frick Environmental Center

August 30, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

During the antebellum period of the 19th century, people journeyed to Pittsburgh to be free.

Read More

Healthy, Active, and Green: Events And Classes Designed For Park Pals Ages 50+

July 21, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

A group gathers monthly at the Frick Environmental Center for an event that makes working out a literal walk in the park. Part of the Parks...

Read More