Month: May 2022

Nature and Gaming

May 23, 2022

Bringing E-Parks to Schenley Plaza “Come out. Have fun. Make friends. Play a game. Enjoy music!” That’s Saul’s pitch for the upcoming E-Parks experience on June 17. Saul Wells is the…

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Who Controls Invasive Species in Pittsburgh Parks? Goats!

May 19, 2022

The grazing animals’ appetite for weeds is helping restore native bird habitat. At Frick Park in Pittsburgh, PA, goats do the landscaping. (Photo courtesy Allegheny GoatScape) A donkey leading a herd…

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Guided By Birds: Avian data to guide Clayton Hill restoration

May 10, 2022

This post was written by Robin Eng, Ecological Project Manager for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Forest restoration is a moving target. To measure the impacts and progress of restoration efforts…

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PPC Staff member Phil Gruszka

Farewell, Phil

May 5, 2022

Farewell, Phil! Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Director of Horticulture and Forestry to Retire After Two Decades with the Nonprofit  This month, we will say farewell to Phil Gruszka, Director of Horticulture and Forestry…

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