Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Blog

Get Inspired This Arbor Day

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…

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A Brighter Future for Pittsburgh’s Oldest Community Park 

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…

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Four New Capital Projects in 2024 

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…

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

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…

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A Letter of Gratitude from Catherine Qureshi

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…

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

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…

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Bringing Communities Together through a Love of Nature

September 13, 2023

A child holds birdfeeders during a Hilltop Family Day A child rides the PNC Carousel at Schenley Plaza during the Hazelwood Family Center Visit Children look at a tarantula during…

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Look Up! Fall Bird Migration is Upon Us  

August 22, 2023

Photography featured in this blog is by Zachary Raymond Vaughan. Scroll through the gallery to see birds native to the area or birds that pass through during migration.   THE…

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S&B USA Teaches Young Naturalists About Mitigating Climate Change Through Green Infrastructure

July 24, 2023

Grant Ervin, Director of Environmental, Social, Governance, and Innovation at S&B USA, recently talked with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s 2023 cohort of Young Naturalists program participants about climate action planning…

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Celebrating how all abilities interact with nature in Pittsburgh’s Parks

July 17, 2023

Celebrating how all abilities interact with nature in Pittsburgh’s Parks   Did you know that July 26 is National Disability Independence Day? We are thrilled to celebrate this special day at…

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