Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Blog

Spotted Lanternfly: Egg Masses Lying in Wait

January 28, 2022

By Maggie Herrick, Restoration Gardener for the Pittsburgh Parks ConservancyAs the spotted lanternfly (SLF) becomes more of a household name in Allegheny County, their dispersal throughout Pittsburgh’s parks system is…

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Celebrating the Achievements of Black Environmentalists

January 26, 2022

During Black History Month, it’s important to celebrate the achievements and legacies of Black scholars, activists, artists, and more. And at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, we believe in celebrating the…

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Partnering with PittsburghAde to Bring Energy and Hydration to Your Parks

January 14, 2022

Earlier this month, we announced our new and exciting partnership with PittsburghAde, a sports drink created by Pittsburgh legend Franco Harris. PittsburghAde is a super hydration drink mix made to…

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Counting Down our Top Five Moments of 2021

December 29, 2021

2021 marked the 25th anniversary of the Parks Conservancy, and it certainly was an unforgettable year for all of us. Though we’re looking forward to another year of park adventures,…

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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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