Let’s Talk About Parks: Vernal Pools

MAY 4, 2015 

The “Let’s Talk About Parks” series is designed to encourage exploration and discovery of Pittsburgh’s urban parks.

If you take a hike in one of Pittsburgh’s parks, you may come across shallow ponds created by water from melting snow and spring rains. These ponds, called vernal pools, are temporary and exist only in spring before drying up in the summer. Read Full Article