Brrr-ing It On: Here's How Some Local Wildlife Prepare For The Cold

November 16, 2018 by A Parks Pal

As we witness the yearly transition from vibrant greens to colorful hues to snow-covered parks, we bid our farewells to fall and welcome a new...

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EDGED OUT: An Exhibition Of Work From An Artist Residency In Herpetology

June 22, 2018 by A Parks Pal

Move over canary in the coal mine, amphibians are an understated climate bellwether deserving of the spotlight.

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1K By May: Let's Put Pittsburgh On The Map During The City Nature Challenge

April 27, 2018 by Lauryn Stalter

Wherever you are in Pittsburgh, you're in Penn's Woods. We're connected to nature not only through our parks, but also the trees that line our...

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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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