In the Press

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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New Commonplace Coffee Series Serves Up A Taste of Pittsburgh Parks

October 8, 2020

SEP 22, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY Sales of Custom Coffee Blends Will Support Pittsburgh Parks Through 2022PITTSBURGH – SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has announced a partnership with…

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Parks Conservancy and Commonplace Coffee offering blends inspired by 5 city parks

October 8, 2020

SEP 22, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH CITY PAPERBy Maggie WeaverPhoto: courtesy Pittsburgh Parks ConservancyCommonplace Coffee’s Frick Park Blend Pittsburghers can now support and celebrate city parks just by drinking a cup of coffee.The Pittsburgh Parks…

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Nature has officially been recognized as a promising and effective approach to integrative health care in the US.

October 8, 2020

Prescribing time in parks and green spaces is now used as a way of treating a range of conditions including high blood pressure, anxiety and depression. State by state, the…

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Commonplace Coffee and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Creates Coffee Collab

October 8, 2020

SEP 30, 2020 BY PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE Drink coffee outside while enjoying the great outdoors.   Drinking coffee outside is a dreamy concept. Now, your outdoor coffee supports Pittsburgh’s own great outdoors. The…

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