In the Press

Teachable Moments: Painting with Nature

September 15, 2021

You can make a beautiful painting – with just the materials you find at hand outside! Naturalist educators Amber Stacey and Lydia Konecky from the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy show us…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Will Celebrate 25 Years By Illuminating City Parks

September 9, 2021

The Conservancy is partnering with LUXE Creative to bring dynamic light installations and block parties to six public parks during the first weekend in October.

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Ask Kelly: Why are we seeing crazy jumping worms?

September 9, 2021

   

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The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary by Illuminating Six City Parks

September 9, 2021
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Doctor’s orders: ‘Nature prescriptions’ see rise amid pandemic

August 31, 2021

Growing numbers of doctors are prescribing calibrated doses of time outside to treat ailments including obesity and anxiety

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy collaborates with TripleAAAnimals for 25th anniversary “All-Stars” wildlife shirts

August 24, 2021

AUGUST 23, 2021 –Whether it’s a Black Rat Snake in Frick Park or a baby alligator crossing the road in West Mifflin, Allegheny County has a variety of animals many people don’t think about…

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Gardening goats return to Frick Park to munch on weeds

July 29, 2021

 Robin Eng of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy discusses the GoatScape goats and their job at Clayton Hill in Frick Park. Eng explained the progress the goats have achieved over the years…

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Goats Munch On Unwanted Vegetation In Local Park

July 27, 2021

The Pittsburgh Parks education director has everything you need to know about the Frick Park goats.

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A Kid-friendly Tour of Pittsburgh

July 14, 2021
Child riding a carousel

CP File Photo: Mike SchwartzThe carousel at Schenley Plaza Schenley Plaza 4100 Forbes Ave., Oakland. pittsburghparks.org/park-projects/schenley-plaza CP Photo: Jared WickerhamVolunteer Calvin Watson (left) and Susan Stabnau, chair of Bona Fide Bellevue,…

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Mellon Square Park reopens with its Summer at the Square kickoff event

July 2, 2021
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The Summer at the Square kickoff event featured various games and activities, food from Talia and live music. A portion of the square has also been transformed into an outdoor café in partnership with downtown Pittsburgh restaurants and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.

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