In the Press

Play By The Rules To Keep Parks Open

October 8, 2020

APR 23, 2020 BY TRIBUNE REVIEW  TRIBUNE-REVIEW | Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:00 a.m.It would be tragic if our beloved parks had to be shut down because of a few ignorant people.…

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Scavenger Hunts And Experiments; Parks Conservancy Launches Lessons To Keep Kids Engaged With Nature

October 8, 2020

MAY 5, 2020 BY WESA PITTSBURGH Sarah Schneider, WESA PittsburghThe Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has released a series of environmental lessons that may be helpful for parents running out of ways to…

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Let’s keep our parks safe

October 8, 2020

MAY 19, 2020 BY TRIB LIVE TRIBUNE-REVIEW | Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:00 a.m.Spending time outdoors and walking in Dormont Park is a crucial part of the day to my household during…

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Pittsburgh Park Conservancy facilities remain closed

October 8, 2020

MAY 19, 2020 BY TRIBUNE REVIEW The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy extended the closure of all of its park facilities and restrooms Friday, despite Allegheny County moving to the yellow phase of Gov. Tom…

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Pittsburgh In the Pandemic – Phil Gruszka

October 8, 2020

JUN 15, 2020 PM BY PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE At the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, a team works against time to keep a valuable city resource looking healthy and normal.   Sean Collier, Photos by…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Comcast and Wes.Net Announce Sustainability Dashboard at the Frick Environmental Center

October 8, 2020

JUN 16, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY Custom dashboard supports sustainability efforts and education through real-time dataPITTSBURGH – June 16, 2020 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (pittsburghparks.org) today announced a partnership with…

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Grand promenade is next step of restoration in Allegheny Commons Park

October 8, 2020

JUL 8, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE In the days when women wore hooped petticoats, Allegheny Commons Park was converted from 100 acres of pasture into an 84-acre haven for humans,…

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Pittsburgh’s parks tax that prioritized equity likely won’t be collected this year, despite equity protests and a rise in park use

October 8, 2020

JUL 9, 2020 BY OLIVER MORRISON, PUBLIC SOURCE The most hotly contested debate in Pittsburgh’s city council, up until March 2020, was about how to spend the money from a new…

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Big changes coming to well-known Pittsburgh park

October 8, 2020

  Big changes coming to well-known Pittsburgh park Big changes coming to well-known Pittsburgh park By: Mike Holden, WPXI-TVUpdated: July 8, 2020 – 10:34 AMPITTSBURGH — Renovations are continuing at a well-known…

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Where have the fireflies gone in southwestern Pennsylvania?

October 8, 2020

JUL 22, 2020 BY TRIB LIVE Hot and dry weather during most of July has dimmed the light spectacle of fireflies in some urban and other parched landscapes, according to some…

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