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Allegheny Commons Initiative

Pittsburgh's oldest park, Allegheny Commons, dates to 1867 when it was designed to provide "breathing places" for the citizens of what was then the sooty city of Allegheny.  Learn more about the organization formed to preserve it!

Basic Tree Maintenance

What do trees need?

Category: Tree Maintenance

Benefits of Trees


Category: Tree Benefits

City Trees & Municipal Code

The City of Pittsburgh has municipal code that protects trees, allows for the creation of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission and requires developers to plant trees as part of new construction. 

Category: Tree Planting

Friends of the Riverfront

For 20 years, Friends of the Riverfront has been on the ground and in the water, working to protect and restore our region’s priceless rivers and riverfronts.  Learn more about Pittsburgh extensive land and water trails as well as how to become a part of their protection and maintenance.

Category: local organization


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