• Weddings Under Glass: Valerie and Evan
    May 31
    2017

    Weddings Under Glass: Valerie and Evan

    By Hannah Nowicki

    Learn how Valerie and Evan made their special day unique using their self-proclaimed nerdiness and the lush backdrop of the Tropical Forest Conservatory and Special Events Hall. 

  • This Week at Phipps: May 29 – June 4
    May 29
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: May 29 – June 4

    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: iNaturalist
    May 25
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: iNaturalist

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

    This week, explore iNaturalist, an app for both budding and seasoned observers of nature!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Brown Rice
    May 25
    2017

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Brown Rice

    By Dana Patton, 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. Brown Rice Why: Brown...

  • Policy Update: Snacking Increase Among US Children
    May 22
    2017

    Policy Update: Snacking Increase Among US Children

    By Kelly Regan, Let's Move Pittsburgh CDC Associate

    To increase awareness of children’s health and wellness initiatives, Phipps' Let’s Move Pittsburgh project provides Policy Update, a column on local, state and national health policies that impact you.   A...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 22 – 28
    May 22
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: May 22 – 28

    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: Science for a Rainy Day
    May 18
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: Science for a Rainy Day

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

    A gray, rainy day is the perfect time to dive into the science of rain. Let's explore, shall we?

  • Meet a Scientist: Elizabeth Hildreth
    May 17
    2017

    Meet a Scientist: Elizabeth Hildreth

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

    Meet local research Elizabeth Hildred this Saturday, May 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, in the Tropical Forest.

  • Health in Motion: Mt. Washington Children’s Center
    May 17
    2017

    Health in Motion: Mt. Washington Children’s Center

    By Beverly Smith

    This article is a part of a series called Health in Motion brought you by Let’s Move Pittsburgh. Health in Motion is intended to showcase the efforts of schools and community organizations in the Pittsburgh region who are...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 15 – 21
    May 15
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: May 15 – 21

    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: Water Lilies
    May 11
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: Water Lilies

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

    Learn more about our favorite aquatic bloom!

  • Ask Ginger: Reducing Screen Time at Home
    May 10
    2017

    Ask Ginger: Reducing Screen Time at Home

    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: Screen Free Week has just...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 8 – 14
    May 08
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: May 8 – 14

    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: Wild About Wildflowers
    May 04
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: Wild About Wildflowers

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

    There is often more to our native Pennsylvania wildflowers than meets than eye. Let’s explore!

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Wiegman
    May 03
    2017

    Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Wiegman

    By Sarah Martin

    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...

  • Announcing the 2017 Champion Schools Awards
    May 03
    2017

    Announcing the 2017 Champion Schools Awards

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    Congratulations to all of our 2017 Champion Schools Awards winners! The following schools are awarded funding to “Bag the Junk” with projects that promote healthy food and nutrition education in schools, “Get...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 1 – 7
    May 01
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: May 1 – 7

    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...