In the Press

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

SEEN: Hat luncheon patron party

April 19, 2022

PATRICIA SHERIDANPittsburgh 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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy launches restoration project for Flagstaff Hill

March 11, 2022

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy launches restoration project for Flagstaff Hill  Justin Vellucci  March 10, 2022 Phil Gruszka is too young to remember the tiers of azaleas that lined Schenley Park’s Flagstaff Hill…

Read More

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Begins Flagstaff Hill Restoration

March 7, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAlana Wenk                                                     …

Read More