• 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! 

  • Phipps’ Sustainability Training Workshop Provides Roadmap for Industry Leaders
    Mar 27
    2018

    Phipps’ Sustainability Training Workshop Provides Roadmap for Industry Leaders

    By Phipps Conservatory

    On Feb. 20 – 21, 2018, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens held its inaugural Sustainability Training Workshop. At this interactive workshop, museum and garden leaders and other professionals from across the...

  • 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.

  • This Week at Phipps: March 19 – 25
    Mar 19
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: March 19 – 25

    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: Tulipmania!
    Mar 15
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Tulipmania!

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

    While we wait for our tulips outside to bloom, let’s explore a bit of the history and biology of these hallmarks of spring, shall we?

  • Meet a Scientist: Song-My Hoang and Melissa Secor
    Mar 14
    2018

    Meet a Scientist: Song-My Hoang and Melissa Secor

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

    Come meet Song-My Wong and Melissa Secor at this month's Meet a Scientist Saturday!

  • Weddings Under Glass: Rebecca and Rich
    Mar 13
    2018

    Weddings Under Glass: Rebecca and Rich

    By Hannah Tchetchko

    Phipps' Outdoor Garden was the best of both worlds for Rebecca and Rich for their elegant, eclectic reception.

  • This Week at Phipps: March 12 – 18
    Mar 12
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: March 12 – 18

    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: Pittsburgh’s Eagles
    Mar 08
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Pittsburgh’s Eagles

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

    Both of Pittsburgh's bald eagle nests currently have eggs incubating! 

  • Ask Ginger: Making Healthy Choices While Dining Out
    Mar 08
    2018

    Ask Ginger: Making Healthy Choices While Dining Out

    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: No one in my family...

  • Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Optional Video Challenge
    Mar 07
    2018

    Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Optional Video Challenge

    By Emily Nye, High School Program Coordinator

    Optional Video Challenge: "Environmental Citizens" In this second-to-last Fairchild Challenge at Phipps, we are encouraging students to be informed citizens — “Environmental Citizens.” As eco-stewards,...

  • This Week at Phipps: March 5 – 11
    Mar 05
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: March 5 – 11

    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...

  • #bioPGH Blog: More Than a Puddle
    Mar 01
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: More Than a Puddle

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

    Despite their fleeting nature, vernal pools are uniquely important habitat types. Let's explore!