In the Press

One of Pittsburgh’s few monuments honoring a woman will be restored

July 22, 2022

On the corner of Federal Street and North Commons in Allegheny Commons Park sits a modest testament to Annie Hartzell, a woman who was part of the effort to form…

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Flagstaff Hill’s Restoration Will Continue to Keep Schenley Park Beautiful

July 14, 2022

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is working to restore the iconic and historical site for Pittsburghers to enjoy. From sledding after a snowstorm and picnicking in the summertime to taking naps…

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Walking the healing path

June 15, 2022

Walking the Healing Path is part of our effort to create diverse opportunities for people to compassionately work through their difficult emotions and trauma journeys. “It’s so wonderful to get…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to host Juneteenth celebration this weekend

June 6, 2022

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy will celebrate the Juneteenth holiday this weekend with a concert and garden tour at Frick Park.Local artists Sierra Sellers and Chandra Rhyme will perform on the…

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Who Controls Invasive Species in Pittsburgh Parks? Goats!

May 19, 2022

The grazing animals’ appetite for weeds is helping restore native bird habitat. At Frick Park in Pittsburgh, PA, goats do the landscaping. (Photo courtesy Allegheny GoatScape) A donkey leading a herd…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Hosts Tree Hugger Yoga

April 21, 2022

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – In celebration of Earth Week, on Wednesday night, some people said “namaste” with Tree Hugger Yoga.The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy welcomed everyone to their mats as part of…

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SEEN: Hat luncheon patron party

April 19, 2022

PATRICIA SHERIDANPittsburgh Post-Gazettepsheridan@post-gazette.com It was a dream come true for Melanie Crockard. She and her husband, James Earl, hosted the patron party for the annual PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Hat Luncheon at…

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Reach for the Sky at Pittsburgh Parks with Earth Month Activities

April 12, 2022

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.”– Bob DylanNor do you need another reason to venture outside when Mother Nature’s breath whips around Southwestern Pennsylvania…

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Carousel in Oakland’s Schenley Plaza Opens for the Season

April 12, 2022

Emilia, 3, entered the gate for the PNC Carousel in Schenley Plaza in Oakland.She slowly walked around, considering riding several of the animals.Then she ran towards the teacup.”Do you want…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy hosts ton of free activities for Earth Month

March 29, 2022

With Earth Day fast approaching, many may choose to celebrate with outdoor activities and reflect on how we can be kinder to our planet. The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has announced Earth Month with…

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