Pittsburgh selected for National League of Cities’ Connecting Children to Nature Leadership Academy

OCT 28, 2015 

Representatives from the City of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy constitute the Pittsburgh delegation at the National League of Cities (NLC) and Children’s Nature Network Connecting Children to Nature Leadership Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota, October 28 – 30. Pittsburgh was selected by NLC as one of eight participating cities for the event.

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Director of Community Projects Heather Sage, Office of the Mayor Manager of Special Initiatives Betty Cruz, and Deputy Director Parks & Recreation Jamie Beechey will represent the city during the two-day meeting, and will have the opportunity to learn about promising practices and strategies for connecting children to nature. Read Full Article