Bee Concerned - an appeal on behalf of our parks' hardest working volunteers

September 14, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Six years ago, honeybees began to vanish. If you’re predisposed to a squeal and an awkward dance in public every time an airborne stinger comes...

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Fall newsletter is online!

November 2, 2010 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Just a heads-up that you can now read our Fall 2010 edition of "The Voice" online! You can find this issue (and all our back issues) here. Our...

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How Do Our Gardens Grow?

August 19, 2010 by Laura Cook

As the number of landscaped sections of the parks has increased, the Parks Conservancy is pleased to welcome a Gardener to its staff in Angela...

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Planting the Seeds - High School EcoStewards

August 17, 2010 by Laura Cook

I spent part of an afternoon in June with some students from City High who signed up to become High School Urban EcoStewards (you can read about...

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Wednesdays in Mellon Square

August 16, 2010 by Laura Cook

I recently had the chance to spend a bit of time with park docent Sam Webb. Sam leads Mellon Square’s lunchtime tours and a few of the Walks in...

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Urban EcoSteward Spotlight

August 13, 2010 by Laura Cook

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy relies heavily on volunteers to accomplish our work in the parks, particularly our ecological restoration...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle and Dave Panasiuk

March 12, 2010 by Melissa McMasters

With more than 1,700 acres of park land under our care, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy relies heavily on volunteers to assist with everything...

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Board Member Spotlight: Jeremy Feinstein

March 5, 2010 by Laura Cook

For the past three years, Jeremy Feinstein has been involved with the Parks Conservancy and serving as a member of the Board of Directors for the...

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