Celebrate The New Frick Environmental Center With Us On September 10th

August 29, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

This fall, the doors of a gorgeous new education hub will open to welcome learners, explorers, and park lovers of all ages to Frick Park.

Join us...

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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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OPT412 Highlight Reel

April 15, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

Summarizing OPT412 into just a few words is quite a challenge. It was positive. Powerful. Definitely passionate. That's what happens when you get...

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Tickets Now Available for Spring Hat Luncheon

March 18, 2016 by Pittsburgh Parks

The PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon features fashionable and creative attire, elegant headwear, and beautiful settings. This...

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Parks Educator Takes Pride in Planning Hikes

December 23, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

This post was originally written and posted by our friends at Venture Outdoors. Check out their blog here!

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Environmental Education in the Parks (Video)

September 4, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

As Director of Education Marijke Hecht recently penned in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Op-Ed, "Outdoor environmental education cultivates curiosity and...

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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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Love of Learning: Observations of Environmental Education

March 30, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

In order to be a great educator, you have to love learning.

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How To: Bagel Birdfeeders with the Habitat Explorers

January 29, 2015 by Mike Cornell

Remember that scene from A Christmas Story when the little brother, Randy, is getting wrapped head to toe like he was going 'extended deep-sea...

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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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