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.

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New Mellon Park Urns Replicated From Historic Black-And-White Photos

May 11, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Visitors to Mellon Park's exquisite Walled Garden will now be greeted by four grand urns that harken back to the original design of the garden.

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Universal Accessibility Infuses August Wilson Park

November 4, 2016 by Scott Roller

This article originally appeared in Parks & Recreation magazine.

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Panthers in Parks in Pittsburgh

March 11, 2016 by Pittsburgh Parks

Follow the ups and downs of Schenley Park's hilly trails and you'll come across a multitude of wildlife: squirrels and chipmunks, deer and ducks,...

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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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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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Spotlight on Mary Schenley

February 20, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

An estranged daughter. An international love affair. An heiress disinherited.

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11 Things You Didn't Know About Mellon Square: Part 1

May 21, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Walking into Downtown Pittsburgh's "elegant outdoor living room," as Mellon Square was called by architectural historian James van Trump, it's...

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From Hill to Hollow: The Evolution of Panther Hollow Watershed

January 30, 2014 by Parks Conservancy Staff

This guest post comes from Krissy Hopkins, a graduate student in the Department of Geology and Planetary Science at the University of Pittsburgh....

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A Place in History: Sheraden Park Turns 100

January 24, 2014 by Lauryn Stalter

The world was a different place before the year 1914.

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