See what's happening in your parks this month
Image of trees in Frick Park


april parks news

Friend, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your non-profit partner in the parks. From our annual Earth Day extravaganza to fabulously fashionable fundraisers, we're excited to celebrate the parks with you this month.
Image of people dancing at Earth Day


two days of fun and free festivities are just around the corner

Every April, hundreds of Pittsburghers flock to Frick Park for one reason: Earth Day! Don't miss a campfire under the stars, a morning volunteer event, naturalist-led hikes, partner-led activities, local food, and much more.

Click here to see what's happening at Earth Day 2018 →

Park trees are tree-mendous


keep your tree-mendous park trees thriving this arbor month

From now through Arbor Day, we're spreading the word about our spectacular park trees and how you can help your urban forest grow. Our work to improve the health of Pittsburgh's urban forest would not be possible without you. 

Right now, park trees are threatened by invasive pests and climate change - but you can help. By supporting the Park Tree Fund, you're helping to preserve and maintain our park trees.

Make a donation to the Park Tree Fund here →

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reserve your seat for our annual spring hat luncheon, this year in highland park

The annual PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon is the most fabulous fundraiser for your parks. Featuring fashionably creative attire, elegant headwear, and beautiful settings, it's an event not to be missed.

Click here to purchase your ticket →

12 Questions with Jayne


get to know our president & ceo jayne miller

Does our new President & CEO prefer coffee or tea? Cats or dogs? And what is her most memorable career moment so far? Jayne Miller answers these questions and more in this short video.

Click here to watch the video →

april featured events

Film Series: Until the Well Runs Dry | April 11

Urban EcoSteward Crew Leader Training | April 14

Hike with a Naturalist: Tree Communities | March 18

Look Closer, Paint Bigger: A Community Art Project | April 15

Allegheny Commons Northeast Fountain Groundbreaking | April 19

Earth Day 2018 | April 20 & 21

August Wilson Block Party | April 28

Intro to Watercolor | April 28 (3-week course)

Junior Garden Buds: Seed Craft and Dissection | April 29

Volunteer season is HERE! See our park volunteer opportunities on our calendar.


The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your nonprofit partner in the parks. Give today to support our work to protect park trees. 
Did you know that many employers match their employees' charitable contributions? Click here to see if your donation can be matched!