• This Week at Phipps: Oct. 29 – Nov. 4
    Oct 29
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

    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: Bobcats
    Oct 25
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Bobcats

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

    You've probably never seen them, but Pennsylvania is home to a healthy population of bobcats!

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 22 – 28
    Oct 22
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 22 – 28

    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...

  • 5 Ways to Mindfully Manage Your Family’s Halloween Candy
    Oct 22
    2018

    5 Ways to Mindfully Manage Your Family’s Halloween Candy

    By Maris Altieri

    While children are cowering away from goblins, ghouls and ghosts, parents have an entirely different monster to worry about.

  • #bioPGH Blog: Ravens and Crows: The Birds with the Brains
    Oct 18
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Ravens and Crows: The Birds with the Brains

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

    Themes of crows and ravens are everywhere this time of year, but beyond the fall fashion, these are the birds with the brains.

  • Meet a Scientist: Vickie Bacon
    Oct 17
    2018

    Meet a Scientist: Vickie Bacon

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

    This Saturday at Phipps, come meet local scientist Vickie Bacon, studying public health genetics at the University of Pittsburgh!

  • Making History: Behind the Scenes of Our Palm Court Restoration
    Oct 16
    2018

    Making History: Behind the Scenes of Our Palm Court Restoration

    By Jessica Ignasky

    Select photos © Paul g. Wiegman; video © Lofty Views, Jado Media

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 15 – 21
    Oct 15
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 15 – 21

    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: Nature Within the City
    Oct 11
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Nature Within the City

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

    If you live and work in the middle of the city, how can you add a little nature back into your day? 

  • How to Cook with Cauliflower
    Oct 11
    2018

    How to Cook with Cauliflower

    By Kelly Regan

    Over the past few years, cauliflower has become popular as a substitute ingredient for several carb-heavy favorites; cauliflower rice, cauliflower mac and cheese, cauliflower pizza dough… While these can all be delicious,...

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 8 – 14
    Oct 08
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 8 – 14

    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...

  • Clearing the Greenway Trail
    Oct 05
    2018

    Clearing the Greenway Trail

    By Kelly Regan

    I bet you didn’t know there was a hiking trail in Hazelwood, did you? Many of the neighborhood’s own residents don’t know either. Local resident and community leader, Joey Hepner, is hoping to change that. The...

  • #bioPGH: A September Tradition - Science Engagement Week!
    Oct 04
    2018

    #bioPGH: A September Tradition - Science Engagement Week!

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

    The Botany in Action just wrapped up Science Engagement Week here at Phipps!

  • This Week at Phipps: Oct. 1 – 7
    Oct 01
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Oct. 1 – 7

    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...