Science with Phil: Episode 2

July 20, 2010 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Yesterday's post showed you an example of how our Management and Maintenance team constructs a soil profile for highly-trafficked areas in the parks....

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Science with Phil: Episode 1

July 19, 2010 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Today we're taking you underground! Over the next few posts we'll be looking at how specially constructed soil profiles can help to reduce the...

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Countdown to 1 Million: The Gardens

July 1, 2010 by Melissa McMasters

Did you ever think that sitting beside Forbes Avenue could be so peaceful?

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Westinghouse update

August 5, 2009 by Melissa McMasters
Westinghouse Pond is disappointing a lot of brides this summer.
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Four Unsung Spots #3: Highland Park Seasonal Pools

July 31, 2009 by Melissa McMasters

What do you get when you cross a lawnmower with a huge, completely flat field of grass that just happens to be located at the foot of a very steep...

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Four Unsung Spots #1: Schenley Pool Meadow

June 11, 2009 by Melissa McMasters

We're starting a new series on the blog today called Four Unsung Spots in the Parks. These are places in our park system that either get a lot...

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Nature by design

January 14, 2009 by Melissa McMasters

This is an article I originally drafted for Sylvan Communities magazine, but I thought I'd share it here as well.

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Water Connects Us All

May 30, 2008 by Laurie Anderson

We recently submitted a grant application to the Department of Environmental Protection for funds to help us reduce the amount of sediment in...

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