• This Week at Phipps: April 30 – May 6
    Apr 30
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: April 30 – May 6

    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: Wildflower Wonderlands
    Apr 26
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Wildflower Wonderlands

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

    Where are the best spots around the city to find wonderlands of spring beauty?

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Rosemary
    Apr 24
    2018

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Rosemary

    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. Rosemary...

  • 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

    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: 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...