• This Week at Phipps: April 23 – 29
    Apr 23
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: April 23 – 29

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • 5-2-1-0 Blog – Local Pitt Professors Contribute to Updated National Physical Activity Guidelines
    Apr 20
    2018

    5-2-1-0 Blog – Local Pitt Professors Contribute to Updated National Physical Activity Guidelines

    By Kelly Regan

    Two of Pittsburgh’s top academics spent the past year+ working on a project with national-level health impacts! Professor Kirk Erickson from the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, and Professor John...

  • Health in Motion: Phipps’ Own Dr. Sarah States
    Apr 20
    2018

    Health in Motion: Phipps’ Own Dr. Sarah States

    By Kelly Regan

    Brought to you by Let’s Move Pittsburgh, the Health in Motion blog series is intended to showcase the efforts of schools and community organizations in the Pittsburgh region who are leading children to a healthier future. A...

  • Food in the News: Updated “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15” Produce Lists
    Apr 20
    2018

    Food in the News: Updated “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15” Produce Lists

    By Kelly Regan

    Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a list of the 12 produce items that contain the most pesticides, and the 15 produce items that contain the least. These “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15”...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Spring Baby Boom!
    Apr 19
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Spring Baby Boom!

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    For our local wildlife, spring is still a baby boom season, even with a dusting of snow. When are some of our local wildlife babies born, and what should you do if you happen upon a “lost” little furred or feathered...

  • Weddings Under Glass: Ariella and Dana
    Apr 19
    2018

    Weddings Under Glass: Ariella and Dana

    By Hannah Tchetchko

    Ariella and Dana have loved sharing everything with each other since their first conversation. Read about how their first sweet memories influenced their floral Troical Forest Patio ceremony and Special Events Hall reception....

  • Meet a Scientist: Mondraya Howard
    Apr 18
    2018

    Meet a Scientist: Mondraya Howard

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    Come meet local scientist Mondraya Howard, Ph.D. student from the University of Pittsburgh, this Saturday, April 21, from 1:30-3:30 pm in the Tropical Forest.

  • This Week at Phipps: April 16 – 22
    Apr 16
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: April 16 – 22

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Pavement, Potholes, and Pittsburgh’s Clay
    Apr 12
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Pavement, Potholes, and Pittsburgh’s Clay

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    We sometimes forget that our cities and homes are still a part of nature, but we're getting a good reminder with nature's processes on our roads!

  • This Week at Phipps: April 9 – 15
    Apr 09
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: April 9 – 15

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Ron Rademacher
    Apr 05
    2018

    Volunteer Spotlight: Ron Rademacher

    By Aurora Winwood

    Phipps is well-known for our beautiful gardens, seasonal flower shows, pioneering sustainability initiatives, informative educational programs and community outreach. None of our work, however, would be possible without the...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Daffodils and DNA
    Apr 05
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Daffodils and DNA

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    Daffodils are a true herald of spring time. Enjoy their bright blooms while they last, but then perhaps dive a bit deeper into their biology!

  • This Week at Phipps: April 2 – 8
    Apr 02
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: April 2 – 8

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • Ask Ginger: High Fat Content in Nuts
    Mar 30
    2018

    Ask Ginger: High Fat Content in Nuts

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    You've got questions ... we’ve got answers! Email your queries about healthy foods, physical activity and screen time for kids and Ginger will answer them here on the Phipps blog.   Q: I’ve heard...

  • #bioPGH Blog: A Rainy Walk on a Spring Evening
    Mar 29
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: A Rainy Walk on a Spring Evening

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    Rainy evenings in the spring are some of the most surprisingly perfect moments to explore the outdoors! 

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Arugula
    Mar 27
    2018

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Arugula

    By Chris Cox, executive chef, Café Phipps

    Looking for adventure in the kitchen? Our monthly What We're Cooking with Now post features a fresh produce ingredient, explains how to find the market's finest, and includes a recipe to try at home. Arugula...

  • This Week at Phipps: March 26 – April 1
    Mar 26
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: March 26 – April 1

    By

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • The Recipe for a Waste Not Dinner
    Mar 23
    2018

    The Recipe for a Waste Not Dinner

    By Amy Reed, general manager and Chris Cox, executive chef, Café Phipps

    On Fri., March 23, Phipps hosted its first-ever Waste Not Dinner. Inspired by popular waste-not-style dinner events held in New York and San Francisco — and seen on Food Network — we brought the up-and-coming movement in...

  • Food in the News: Highlighting Efforts to Fight Food Insecurity in Pittsburgh
    Mar 23
    2018

    Food in the News: Highlighting Efforts to Fight Food Insecurity in Pittsburgh

    By Kelly Regan, Let's Move Pittsburgh CDC Associate

    To increase awareness of children’s health and wellness topics, Phipps' Let’s Move Pittsburgh program presents Food in the News, a column on local, state and national health policies and nutrition related updates...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Red-winged Blackbirds
    Mar 22
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Red-winged Blackbirds

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    On this particular walk at Duck Hollow, the red-winged blackbirds intrigued me more than I had ever realized.

  • Page 1 of 29 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›