Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Blog

Making Your Parks Shine with the Schmidt Family

September 21, 2021

While I am enjoying the space in the middle of the day while the kids are at school — and the kids are so happy to be back with their…

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Dave Ramsey On Giving Back To Our Community and Parks

September 10, 2021

The community can mean so much to all of us. Parks have always been an integral part of my life. It’s a place where we can get together and share…

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Gratekeepers Cleanup Event

September 7, 2021

Volunteer to clean up the grates in Riverview with Allegheny Cleanways! Take part in an afternoon of GrateKeeping in Riverview Park! We’ll be hosting a ‘storm drain sweep,’ cleaning up…

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The Making of the Walled Garden Memorial

August 27, 2021

Back in 1999, a young woman named Ann Katherine Seamans lost her life in an accident. Throughout her lifetime, one of Annie’s favorite pastimes was visiting the parks, especially at…

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External Social Media Policy

August 3, 2021


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Celebrating 25 Years of Environmental Education

July 27, 2021

This month we are celebrating 25 years of Environmental Education! This is an exciting time to honor the progress we have made in environmental education, resources, and information while looking…

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July 2, 2021
Pathway of forest in Riverview Park

What if you could find fun, exercise, relaxation, stress management, education, entertainment, love of nature, and more all in one place?  That one place may be a Pittsburgh City Park…

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Look… It’s Bambi!

June 18, 2021
deer eating in the woods

Whether you are simply enjoying a walk, taking your pet for their daily exercise, or cross country skiing through the hills of Frick Park, I can guarantee that you have…

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The Eastern Redbud

June 17, 2021
picture of eastern red bud leaves

(Cercis canadensis) The Eastern Redbud is a small deciduous tree known for its display of pink flower blossoms when in bloom. Native to eastern North America, this species has a…

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Spring Blooms in Pittsburgh

June 16, 2021
close up picture of saucer magnolia blooms

As the weather begins to warm up, we have begun to see all sorts of colorful sights returning to the Pittsburgh parks. Birds are returning, bees are buzzing, and trees…

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