Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Blog

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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Art in Your Parks: Finding Inspiration from Nature

July 29, 2022

Last week, we sat down with Anthony Gima, a local flame worker based out of Highland Park. Throughout his 14 years living in Pittsburgh, he’s come to know and love…

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Duck Weed in Westinghouse Pond

July 27, 2022

If you follow the Parks Conservancy’s Instagram page, you may have seen a series of videos following our Horticulture and Forestry (H&F) team combating duckweed growing on the Westinghouse Memorial…

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What is the Mellon Park Action Plan?

July 19, 2022

Do you use or live near Mellon Park? If so, you might want to become familiar with the Mellon Park Action Plan to learn more about the future of the…

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Our New Lending Library

July 18, 2022

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy recently launched our Lending Library to help expand and enrich visitors’ parks experiences. If you’re an interested park user, visit the Frick Environmental Center or the…

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