In the Press

Goats Let Loose In Frick Park To Munch Away On Invasive Plants, Help Restore Clayton Hill Area

October 8, 2020

AUG 21, 2020 BY KDKA – CBS PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The city is going green as it works to restore the Clayton Hill area of Frick Park.Thursday 11 goats and…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy gourmet picnics to replace hat luncheon

October 8, 2020

AUG 24, 2020 5:07:25 PM BY TRIB LIVE The PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon, originally scheduled for May 2, has been reimagined and rescheduled for Sept. 26 as a Picnic…

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Eco-Friendly and Better Than a Chainsaw: Goats At Work

October 8, 2020

AUG 28, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE A section of Frick Park gets a makeover courtesy of some hungry goats. August 27, 2020Sean CollierIMG 20200826 092315PHOTOS BY SEAN COLLIERLandscaping is a tricky…

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Help Pittsburgh’s Parks with a Picnic

October 8, 2020

AUG 31, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE Sorry, “dinner and a show”; “picnic and philanthropy” is the new thing to do. August 27, 2020Amanda ReedPICNIC BASKET FOUR PERSONPHOTOS COURTESY PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCYThe…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy introduces backpacking lending program

October 8, 2020

AUG 31, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER By Jordan SnowdenWith more and more people utilizing parks this year, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been coming up with ways for visitors to enhance their outdoor…

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Where You Can Borrow a Backpack to Enjoy Pittsburgh Parks

October 8, 2020

AUG 31, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE There are four themed backpacks to help make your next park visit educational and enjoyable. August 31, 2020Richard CookSTREAM BACKPACKPHOTOS COURTESY PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCYThe next…

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Southwestern Pennsylvania women to be honored for contributions to conservation

October 8, 2020

SEP 2, 2020 AM BY TRIB LIVE A statewide group that advocates for clean energy is honoring 11 women from Southwestern Pennsylvania who have contributed to conservation efforts and environmental causes.PennFuture will…

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Park Use In Western PA Increases

October 8, 2020

SEP 4, 2020 BY KDKA – CBS PITTSBURGH People are going to the park more these days according a report by Google.Several Western Pennsylvania counties saw an increase in people going to…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy creates free online guide to invasive plants of Pittsburgh

October 8, 2020

SEP 8, 2020 BY NEXT PITTSBURGH They have such evocative, pretty names: Porcelainberry, Tree of Heaven, Princess Tree, Bush Honeysuckle.But they’re bad news for Pittsburgh’s urban forests because they are all…

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State grants awarded for 13 historic preservation projects in Pittsburgh region

October 8, 2020

SEP 15, 2020 BY TRIB LIVE Renovations of landmark Pittsburgh buildings are among 13 projects in Southwestern Pennsylvania that have been awarded funds though the Keystone Historic Preservation Grant program.The Pennsylvania…

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