Why Nature Is Good For Mind And Body

March 7, 2017 by Scott Roller

This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in the Let's Talk About Parks” series. The series is designed to encourage...

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How To Keep Your Own Backyard Bird Feeder

February 17, 2017 by Mike Cornell

Bird's been the word lately at the Frick Environmental Center. Each month, our public events and programs carry a common theme. This month, we're...

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Snow What If It's Cold Out? 5 Ways To Enjoy Your Parks In Winter

January 6, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Friends, there are lots of chilly days ahead. But with so many ways to enjoy your parks in winter, we hope you'll join us outdoors. Trust us, the...

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Where To Catch Outdoor Concerts This Summer

June 2, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Rising humidity. 90 degree days. Flickering lighting bugs.

Folks, it's summer in Pittsburgh.

Step in to the parks and feel the temperature drop....

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25 Ways to Celebrate Your Galentines and Valentines (Part 2)

February 10, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Last week, we listed some ideas to celebrate Valentines and Galentine (really, anyone who you love taking to the park). Here's the second half of...

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25 Ways To Celebrate Your Galentines and Valentines (Part 1)

February 2, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Whether you’re celebrating your Valentine, Galentine, or really anyone that you enjoy, we’ve compiled a list of date ideas — platonic or romantic!...

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Hidden Treasures: Fungi in the Parks

October 2, 2015 by A Parks Pal

What if each time you visit a Pittsburgh park, you were really on a treasure hunt? What if the clues, and even the treasures themselves,...

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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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iBirding: Birding with Apps

June 26, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When you walk out into your yard or into the park, can you point out a tufted titmouse or a Carolina chickadee? How about a red-winged blackbird...

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Parks Are Gyms: Your Guide to Working Out

April 17, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

In the parks, we have a whole different approach to working out.

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