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june parks news

Friend, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your non-profit partner in the parks. Join us in celebrating and exploring Pittsburgh's beautiful green parks this month!
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moving on up: pittsburgh breaks top 25 rankings among u.s. parks

Your extraordinary parks are gaining the national recognition that they deserve. Alongside our City partners, we're thrilled to announce that Pittsburgh's park system has jumped 16 spots to take 23rd place out of 100 cities nationwide.

Click here to read the full press release →

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action alert: help make your parks a funding priority

On the heels of the announcement that Pittsburgh's parks are gaining ground in national rankings, we need your help to keep this momentum going! It takes just a few moments to add your voice towards making parks a funding priority in the 2019 Capital Budget.

Click here to take action →

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better than a tie: one-of-a-kind park gifts for one-of-a-kind dads

Who doesn't love a-corny dad joke? Show fantastic fathers (and any other special someone) how much you appreciate them; find great gifts like park trees and carousel passes through our easy-to-use online gift guide.

Click here to shop our online gift guide for Father's Day →


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planning ahead: you can leave a legacy of excellent parks

The most powerful way to contribute to the health and beauty of your parks takes about 25 minutes, and costs you nothing during your lifetime.

Click here to find out more →

june featured events

Pure Barre in Schenley Plaza | June 6

Sustainable Sipping | June 8

Family Hike with a Naturalist (hike led in English, Mandarin, and Spanish) | June 9

Kids' Day in Schenley Plaza | June 10

Junior Garden Buds: Planting and Composting | June 24

Full Moon Hike | June 28

Urban EcoSteward Invasive Plant Training | June 30

WYEP Summer Music Festival | June 30

Join us in June for regularly scheduled Dancing in the Park events, tai chi and yoga classes, volunteer events, and much more!


parks in the news

Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto To Celebrate Frick's First-in-U.S. Living Building Certification | Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Frick Environmental Center Earns Sustainability Certification | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Food Sustainability In Practice At The Frick Environmental Center | Parks Blog

2018 Cinema In The Park Schedule | Pittsburgh Tribune Review

The 20th Annual PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon At Highland Park | Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Setting The SEEN: Meet Jayne Miller | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Breaks Top 25 Rankings Among U.S. Parks | Parks Blog 

Pittsburgh Parks Named To Top 25 In U.S.; Amenities, Accessibility Among The Best | Pittsburgh Tibune Review

Growing, Learning, Leading: Park Pals Ages 50+ Create Community Through Public Programs | Parks Blog

Volunteers Prepare North Side Lake For Fresh Water | Pittsburgh Tibune Review

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your nonprofit partner in the parks. Give today to support your parks. 
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