Giving Thanks: Janet of All Trades and 2013 Volunteers

November 27, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Ten minutes into my interview with Janet Pazzynski, I fully realized why a friend of hers urged her to write a how-to book on retirement.

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Confessions Of A Park Volunteer

November 7, 2013 by A Parks Pal

 I must say, before I volunteered with The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, I thought I had a pretty good handle on things.

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Parks as classrooms, parks as offices: A Public Ally perspective

October 31, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When I first applied to Public Allies, an AmeriCorps-run leadership development program, my idea of working in a professional office setting was...

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High School Urban EcoStewards - A Student Perspective

August 6, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Through High School Urban Eco Stewards, schools adopt a plot of land in one of Pittsburgh’s four regional parks (Frick, Highland, Riverview, ...

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Teachable Moments - a celebration with the High School Urban EcoStewards

June 25, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Everyone who works in programming loves those warm and fuzzy moments where all of your hard work is reinforced by the actualization of what your...

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Urban EcoStewards Celebrate a New Year – A Winter Gathering

January 31, 2013 by Parks Conservancy Staff

You know what's better than a Winter Gathering to kick-off the 2013 Urban EcoSteward training year? A snow-covered Winter Gathering complete with...

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Thank you to our 2012 volunteers!

December 17, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff
Volunteers from NRG planting balled and burlap trees in Allegheny Commons
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High School Urban EcoStewards - Engaging youth in urban environmental stewardship

December 7, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff
Westinghouse student using lopper to cut away invasive species
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