Category: Nature

An Interview with the Nature Club

Photo caption: Nine members of the Colfax Elementary School second grade Nature Club from left to right: Sol, Alex, Isabella, Adelaide, Lucy, Felicity, Sofie, Peter, and Devorah. (Photo by Katie Hatcher) By Katie Hatcher, Magazine Intern If you’ve found yourself looking for hope for the future lately, here’s some inspiration: the Nature Club from the

SHUC Annual 2017 Neighborhood Meeting and Open House

On Thursday November 16th at Levinson Hall in the JCC Squirrel Hill, 7pm, we will be holding our annual public meeting with a focus this year on “Transportation Safety and Mobility in Squirrel Hill.” Our featured guest speaker is Department of Mobility and Infrastructure Director Karina Ricks, who will talk about how the City’s Complete

8 Tips for Maintaining Your Trees

Squirrel Hill boasts one of the largest planted tree canopies in the City of Pittsburgh.  While the City­wide tree canopy average is 42%, over 50% of Squirrel Hill is tree-covered. This is largely due to the love and care that home­owners show to their own trees. Investing in their care yields a significant return as trees

Squirrel Hill Resident to Receive Award for Tree Stewardship

By Linda Ryan   When it comes to keeping city trees alive and well in Pittsburgh’s 90 neighborhoods and five regional parks, Martha “Mardi” Isler has been a dedicated tree ambassador. The ability to combine a passion for greenspace with the science of tree preservation has earned Mardi the 2016 Root Award.   This award will be presented

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