Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Blog

Net Zero Building is a Global Model for Sustainability and Picture Perfect Backdrop for Special Events

April 19, 2023

The Frick Environmental Center, one of the world’s most sustainable buildings. This year, as we honor the planet during Earth Month and Earth Day, it’s normal to feel climate anxiety,…

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March 14, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Snow Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.628.7275 jsnow@pittsburghparks.org   Caroline Constantine Pipitone Group 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitonegroup.com   DUQUESNE LIGHT COMPANY COMMITS $1 MILLION TO PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY FOR ALLEGHENY…

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Provider Spotlight: Park Prescriptions (Parks Rx)

March 2, 2023

Lilly Saitz, Community Health and Prevention Coordinator with UPMC When we think of prescriptions, we often think of pill bottles and pharmacies, but did you know that a prescription can…

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Saul Wells lets his love for his community shine in his role as Senior Manager of Visitor Experience

February 17, 2023
Saul holds a tarantula

Saul shows a guest a tarantula If Saul Wells, Senior Manager of Visitor Experience, isn’t sharing his love of video games with park goers he is out in the parks,…

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How a Donation to Pittsburgh’s Parks Turned into a Meaningful Wedding Present

October 26, 2022

We recently sat down with Layla Banihashemi to discuss a Schenley Plaza brick donated in honor of her and her husband. Q: Tell us the story of how you received…

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Meet Our Interns!

October 21, 2022

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is honored to have a spectacular group of interns this season! Each intern we work with is has a passion for the environment that simply can’t…

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Bricks and Butterflies: Unique Gifts with a Meaningful Mission 

October 21, 2022

Stuck on what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Look no further because the Pittsburgh Parks has the perfect gift for you!  Empty heading This year, you, or…

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Oh, deer!

September 8, 2022
deer eating in the woods

Pittsburgh’s parks are home to thousands of plants, a robust tree canopy, and a variety of wildlife, including deer.Recently, discussions have amplified from Pittsburghers across the region regarding these wide-eyed…

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Celebrating Summer 2022!

September 2, 2022

As we soon enjoy all that autumn has to offer in Pittsburgh, let’s look back at the fantastic memories made across our parks.The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy hosted hundreds of free…

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Green Infrastructure to Build a Better ‘Burgh

August 17, 2022

Since August 2021, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, University of Pittsburgh, and Phipps Conservatory have been working together on a project to assess Pittsburgh’s green infrastructure and its contributions to local…

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