On the Lookout: Asian Longhorned Beetle and the Parks

August 4, 2017 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Friends, Pittsburghers, park enthusiasts, lend us your eyeballs.

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Advisory: Removal Of Dead, Invasive Trees Happening At McKinley Park's Chicken Hill

June 1, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

PROJECT ADVISORY: Ecological restoration work in McKinley Park specifically in the “Chicken Hill” area includes removal of dead, invasive and...

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Planning Ahead: Important New Research Shows Impact of Asian Longhorned Beetle on Pittsburgh's Parks

December 9, 2016 by Pittsburgh Parks

Pittsburgh's parks provide countless benefits. They're places to exercise (for humans and their furry friends), places to gather, and places that...

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Have You Herd? Goats A Smart Solution To A Serious Park Problem

August 18, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

There's a landscaping crew working around the clock in Pittsburgh's parks and greenways, clearing hill and hollow of pesky invasive plants. This...

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Know Your Native, Winter Edition

December 11, 2015 by Lauryn Stalter

Believe it or not, staff at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy do not hibernate during the winter.

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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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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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Working It: Workplace Volunteer Days

July 3, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Are you looking for some different conversation starters around the water cooler? Need more excuses to give coworkers high fives? Love team...

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Tackling Oak Wilt in Schenley Park

October 18, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

On this blog and through a variety of media, The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has had an open discourse about the health of our parks and the...

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