Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste. ~William Shakespeare It is no secret that Japanese Knotweed has a strong hold in Allegheny County. But for those who have been battling the invasive plant, there is hope! Pumpkins and other squashes seem to be able to gain the upper hand and
An inspirational story about how our very own Northside Ambassador, Cynthia Levy-Mendoza and family work together to transform their neighboring vacant lot into a wonderful community space. Check out Cynthia’s project page to learn more about her project and what her plans are for her vacant lot. If you would
Join us this Saturday! Check out more information on the bike tour here and to register.
A lot of progress has been made by the ReClaim Northside Ambassadors! This summer we have moved tons of soil, planted dozens of flowers, and battled the veracious knotweed. Check out their vacant lot project pages to see even more photos and the ambassador’s stories. We have allot of volunteer workdays throughout
Dana is transforming a former reservoir site into a flourishing community space. The space will utilize recycled materials for seating and art pieces. She envisions her friends and neighbors using the space to have a picnic, walk their dogs or stroll alongside the flowers and trees.
Thursday, April 9 10:00 AM Wood Street Station – Downtown Liberty Ave at Wood St BikePGH and other Pittsburgh area leaders will be joining with counterparts nationwide, April 9, 2015 at a 10am press conference and rally at the Wood Street Station to: Draw awareness to the looming federal transportation
In July of 2014, the Greenspace Alliance organized a trolley tour for the newly elected and appointed staff to showcase many of the projects that Greenspace Alliance Member Organizations are part of and highlight the partnerships that allow greenspace work to happen in the City. [dt_sc_blockquote type=”type4″ align=”left”]The Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance
Cara Jette was a GTECH ReClaim South Ambassador in 2013-2014. This was the project completed through the Ambassador program with support from the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, neighbors of the site, and broader Allentown residents. [dt_sc_blockquote type=”type4″ align=”left”]“My neighborhood has been more on a downward trajectory, but recently in
As many of you know, the City of Pittsburgh is considering significant amendments to the urban agriculture zoning code that will make it easier to grow food in our city, as well as increase opportunities to keep bees, chickens, goats and more, depending on property size. [dt_sc_blockquote type=”type4″ align=”left”]Exciting changes are taking
Shari Holland, ReClaim McKeesport Ambassador “A garden should make you feel you’ve entered privileged space — a place not just set apart but reverberant — and it seems to me that, to achieve this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing landscape, turn its prose into