Month: March 2021

Celebrating Earth Day

25 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

March 16, 2021

Happy Earth Month from Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy!For decades, April 22 has brought about annual celebrations of our planet across the globe. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, people have…

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Happy International Women’s Day!

March 7, 2021

Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we want to thank the generous women throughout Pittsburgh’s history who have helped shape the parks we all know and love.First up: Helen Clay Frick!…

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Heather Starr Fiedler on a run in Schenley Park

The First Friday: Heather’s Silver Lining

March 5, 2021

Heather Starr Fiedler is a loving wife, Mother of the Year, Point Park University professor, and part-time philanthropist. She’s also an avid runner. Like many others, in 2020 Heather found herself…

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Two children sitting on a log

Things We Love About Our Parks

March 4, 2021

Over the last year, our family has turned to Pittsburgh’s parks for so many reasons.For a safe escape from our own four walls.For family time.For exercise.For a mental health release.And…

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Large decorative bug in a dirt area with plants and a park in the background

Pittsburgh invests $800,000 in public art, seeks proposals for 18 projects

March 3, 2021

CP photo: Amanda WaltzPublic art bug sculpture in Wightman Park, Squirrel Hill  The pandemic has highlighted the importance of public art, as the format gives artists and patrons a way…

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