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september parks news

Friend, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your non-profit partner in the parks. Join us in your parks this month for the exciting change of seasons.
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$1 million state grant awarded for major projects in allegheny commons

We are thrilled to announce that the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been awarded a competitive $1 million state grant for projects in the historic Allegheny Commons Park. Community support made a huge impact in this application; thanks to park pals like you, an incredible 854 letters of support were submitted for this application. 

Click here for updates on the current project in Allegheny Commons →

Click here to read more about the Action Plan for the Commons here →

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president & ceo jayne miller announced as world urban parks board chair

In recognition of her leadership here in the U.S. and abroad, Parks Conservancy President & CEO Jayne Miller has been announced as the chair of the World Urban Parks board. 

Read Jayne's first message as chair here →

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park trees' early leaf loss due to fungus, not fall

You may have noticed that park trees are experiencing an earlier-than-usual leaf loss. Director of Horticulture and Forestry Phil Gruszka explains that this isn't because of fall, but rather a fungus that benefited from spring's cool, wet weather.

Click here to read more →

september featured events

Sustainable Sipping | September 14

Hike with a Naturalist: Fantastic Fungi | September 16

Naturalization Ceremony | September 17

Live Music in Mellon Square | Wednesdays & Thursdays

Emerald View Park Volunteer Event | September 25

Sheraden Park Volunteer Event | September 29

There's so much to do in your parks! Join us for regularly scheduled yoga classes, volunteer events, and much more.


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