Month: April 2021

CDC Gives Summer Camp Guidelines

April 29, 2021

As families start considering sending kids to summer camps, the CDC is giving new safety guidelines; KDKA’s Chris Hoffman reports.

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Get Ready to “Picnic in Your Park” for a Good Cause

April 21, 2021

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy event features live entertainment and a variety of gourmet picnic baskets for purchase. April 21, 2021 Julianna Poljak

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Seven ways to celebrate Earth Day 2021 in Pittsburgh

April 21, 2021

 Photo: Courtesy of Pittsburgh ParksHill Hike After months locked indoors and huddled around space heaters, the weather is finally warming up – just in time for Earth Day. This annual celebration…

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ON THIS DAY: April 19, 2005, Transformation of Schenley Plaza from parking lot begins

April 20, 2021

By Matt Simmons, WPXI.com  

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Looking up at the green tops of trees.

Creating a More Resilient Urban Tree Canopy: Elm Cultivar Planting in Schenley Park

April 15, 2021

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Horticulture and Forestry team is dedicated to creating a more resilient tree canopy. As part of this work, several years ago, the Parks Conservancy partnered with the City of Pittsburgh and the Penn State Cooperative Extension to plant Elm cultivars to understand elm breeding.

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Round and round: PNC Carousel reopens in Oakland’s Schenley Plaza

April 14, 2021
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Historic Rooftop Plaza Redesigned

April 12, 2021

 

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Local Groups to Scale and Rappel Slopes While Cleaning Up Emerald View Park

April 12, 2021

Experienced rock climbers and mountaineers from the Explorers Club of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group will use their climbing skills and equipment to rappel from the Overlook at Grandview Avenue and Maple Terrace to safely remove litter that has accumulated on the steep slopes of Mount Washington over the past year.

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Rock Climbers Gather On Mt. Washington For 28th Annual Emerald View Park Cleanup

April 11, 2021
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Allegheny Commons park is improving — and parks tax will pay part of the bill

April 11, 2021

Julian Routh Peduto takes shots from opponents over property tax hike for Pittsburgh parks

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