Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Honored with Pennsylvania Governor’s Award of Environmental Excellence

By Bethany Wells | April 22, 2024

The nonprofit’s 2023 Young Naturalist program is one of only 22 recipients statewide to receive the prestigious honor in environmental leadership. PITTSBURGH – APRIL 18, 2024 – The Pittsburgh Parks…

Get Inspired This Arbor Day

By Bethany Wells | April 17, 2024

The History of Arbor Day  Arbor Day is most often observed on the last Friday of April, coinciding with the best tree planting weather. Its origin in the United States…

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and Commonplace Coffee Team Up to Celebrate the City’s Oldest Park

By Bethany Wells | March 19, 2024

New Blend Celebrates Recent Park Improvements to North Promenade PITTSBURGH – March 19, 2024 – Today, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and Commonplace Coffee announced the release of the Allegheny Commons Park…

Clearview Federal Credit Union Pledges $100,000 Over the Next Four Years to Help Advance Construction of Frick Park Outdoor Sensory Classroom 

By Bethany Wells | March 13, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Snow Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.682.7275 ext. 220 jsnow@pittsburghparks.org   Caroline Constantine Pipitone 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitone.com   CLEARVIEW FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PLEDGES $100,000 OVER FOUR YEARS TO HELP ADVANCE…

A Brighter Future for Pittsburgh’s Oldest Community Park 

By Bethany Wells | February 20, 2024

Since it opened in 1867, the beloved Allegheny Commons Park has served as the backdrop for generations of memories for residents of the Northside. In partnership with the Allegheny Commons…

PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF $2 MILLION REHABILITATION PROJECT IN ALLEGHENY COMMONS PARK

By Bethany Wells | February 15, 2024

The Nonprofit Finished Second Phase of Restoration Updates to Pittsburgh’s Oldest Public Park with First-Ever Parks Tax Allocation. PITTSBURGH – February 15, 2023 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy today announced…

Four New Capital Projects in 2024 

By Alana Wenk | December 19, 2023

The new year promises to be a transformative period marked by innovation and progress. In an exciting partnership with the City of Pittsburgh to propel our community forward, four ambitious…

A Year of Growth, Gratitude, and Greenery: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s 2023 in Review 

By Bethany Wells | November 29, 2023

As the sun sets on another year, it’s time to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. 2023 was a year of growth, gratitude, and…

A Letter of Gratitude from Catherine Qureshi

By Bethany Wells | October 25, 2023

A Letter of Gratitude from Catherine Qureshi Dear Friends, As we approach the season of thanks, we reflect on the tremendous impact your support has had on Pittsburgh’s parks and…

A TIME FOR REFLECTION ON THE RESTORATION WORK WE’VE DONE THIS YEAR 

By Bethany Wells | October 19, 2023

Autumn represents a changing of seasons, a return to cold weather, and a moment of slowing down after the hustle and bustle of what a hot Pennsylvania summer brings. It’s…