Stick Up For Local Birds By Taking This One Simple Action

November 17, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

One area ornithologist is quite literally sticking up for the birds that live and move through our region.

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Nature In Your Neighborhood: Birding Opportunities In Homewood

May 5, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Have you ever considered your neighborhood a part of nature?

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Recommended Reading For Nature Nerds: A List

February 24, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

Whether you're the curl-up-with-a-good-book-on-a-rainy-day type or the kick-off-your-shoes-and-read-in-the-park type, we have some great reads for...

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How To Keep Your Own Backyard Bird Feeder

February 17, 2017 by Mike Cornell

Bird's been the word lately at the Frick Environmental Center. Each month, our public events and programs carry a common theme. This month, we're...

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Let's Talk About Parks: Winter Coats

January 12, 2017 by Scott Roller

The “Let’s Talk About Parks” series is designed to encourage exploration and discovery of Pittsburgh’s urban parks.

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Snow What If It's Cold Out? 5 Ways To Enjoy Your Parks In Winter

January 6, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Friends, there are lots of chilly days ahead. But with so many ways to enjoy your parks in winter, we hope you'll join us outdoors. Trust us, the...

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Get By With A Little Help From Your Friends: Bird Gangs In Pittsburgh's Parks

December 2, 2016 by Lauryn Stalter

If you're looking for tips on how to survive Pittsburgh's long, cold winters, just look to birds. They're approach? Eat as much as you can, hang...

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Creepy Critters in Pittsburgh's Parks

October 27, 2016 by Scott Roller

Spotting an unexpected pair of tiny beady eyes glowing in the dark when you’re taking an after-dusk stroll near a wooded area can be scary.  Even...

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Creatures of the Night: Moths in the Parks

July 23, 2015 by Lauryn Stalter

 

 

Spend time outdoors on a dark summer evening, and you will likely see the flickering dance of moths around street lights and other sources...

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iBirding: Birding with Apps

June 26, 2015 by Parks Conservancy Staff

When you walk out into your yard or into the park, can you point out a tufted titmouse or a Carolina chickadee? How about a red-winged blackbird...

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