Sowing Seeds Of Hope In The New Year: Parks Staff Plants Native Seeds During Winter Work

January 18, 2019 by Pittsburgh Parks

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy field staff spends hundreds of hours every winter clearing invasive vines from our park woodlands. Our staff can more...

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Parks Conservancy Staff Bundles Up For Important Winter Work

December 27, 2018 by Parks Conservancy Staff

A question that our field staff gets often from park users is, "What do you do in the winter?" One thing that our mighty field staff does not do...

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Long-Term Restoration Project Underway In Frick Park's Clayton Hill

March 2, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

In the Clayton Hill area of Frick Park, Parks Conservancy and City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) staff are teaming up for forest...

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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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How Green Infrastructure In Parks Can Lead To Community Empowerment

May 18, 2017 by A Parks Pal

This article previously appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org and is reprinted with permission.

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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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Life Goes Wherever Water Flows: Keeping Our Watersheds Healthy

February 14, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Watersheds play an important part in maintaining healthy biodiversity in our local environment. Watersheds can carry sewage, pesticides and other...

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[Presentation]: TreeVitalize Pittsburgh

March 1, 2011 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Today we're posting the last of our six presentations from "Preserving Pittsburgh's Trees: Action and Recovery." We're very much aware that the...

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[Presentation]: Responding to Threats in Pittsburgh's Urban Forest

February 28, 2011 by Parks Conservancy Staff

"This may be one of those bellwether times in our society and in our region, where what we plan to do now will greatly impact not just us but our...

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