• #bioPGH Blog: Ladybugs
    Aug 30
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Ladybugs

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

    North America has over 500 species of native ladybugs, but some introduced species have cause a bit of a nuisance - let's explore!

  • 5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Next Backyard Barbecue
    Aug 30
    2018

    5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Next Backyard Barbecue

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh: Maris Altieri

     Too many hotdogs and hamburgers making you feel lethargic? Check out these easy 5 tips on how to brighten up your next backyard barbecue, veggie style! 

  • This Week at Phipps: Aug. 27 – Sept. 2
    Aug 27
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 27 – Sept. 2

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    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...

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Beet Greens
    Aug 27
    2018

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Beet Greens

    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. Beet Greens Why: Beet...

  • #bioPGH Blog: The Trees of Pittsburgh
    Aug 23
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: The Trees of Pittsburgh

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

    Trees change the dynamic of a city and its people, and they have an incredible impact on everything from public health to economics - let's explore!

  • This Week at Phipps: Aug. 20 – 26
    Aug 20
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 20 – 26

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    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: Jewelweed
    Aug 16
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Jewelweed

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

    There is more than meets the eye to this pod-popping plant with bright orange flowers. Let’s explore!

  • Meet LMP’s New Program Coordinator, Maris Altieri!
    Aug 15
    2018

    Meet LMP’s New Program Coordinator, Maris Altieri!

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    Let’s Move Pittsburgh had the pleasure to sit down with Maris Altieri and discuss her new role as Let's Move Pittsburgh’s Program Coordinator. Read on to learn about Maris!...

  • Meet a Scientist: Nadia Jones and Jennifer Jones
    Aug 15
    2018

    Meet a Scientist: Nadia Jones and Jennifer Jones

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

    Jen Jones and Nadia Jones will be in Palm Court on Saturday, August 18, from 1:30-3:30 pm; be sure to stop by!

  • This Week at Phipps: Aug. 13 – 19
    Aug 13
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 13 – 19

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    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...

  • Food in the News: The Avocado Craze
    Aug 09
    2018

    Food in the News: The Avocado Craze

    By Jessica Rea, Let's Move Pittsburgh Intern

    America is in love with avocados. Our country’s appetite for the creamy, savory fruit has exploded — prompting home cooks, celebrity chefs, and fast food restaurateurs to reinvent-the-wheel. Fortunately, no matter how...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Eastern Screech Owl
    Aug 09
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Eastern Screech Owl

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

    Maybe you have heard the ghostly whinny of this small but mighty owl. They are tough to spot, and they have impressive adaptations for life as a nocturnal hunter.

  • Ask Ginger: How to Prepare Tofu
    Aug 08
    2018

    Ask Ginger: How to Prepare Tofu

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    Read on to learn about a few simple, tasty ways to prepare tofu! 

  • This Week at Phipps: Aug. 6– 12
    Aug 06
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Aug. 6– 12

    By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    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: Black Raspberries
    Aug 02
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Black Raspberries

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

    Wild black raspberries are quite a sweet treat of summer, but they are also important ecologically. Let's explore!