• #bioPGH Blog: The Case of the Mysterious Ootheca
    Dec 27
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: The Case of the Mysterious Ootheca

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

    While searching for birds, I found something a bit more mysterious!

  • Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Challenge #2 Winners Announced!
    Dec 26
    2018

    Fairchild Challenge at Phipps: Challenge #2 Winners Announced!

    By Emily Johns, High School Program Coordinator

    Thank you to all the schools that submitted entries for Fairchild Challenge #2, “Environmental Design: Green Stormwater Solutions.” This second challenge of the 2018 – 2019 school year got students...

  • This Week at Phipps: Dec. 26 – Dec. 30
    Dec 26
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Dec. 26 – Dec. 30

    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: Mustard Greens
    Dec 19
    2018

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Mustard 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. Mustard Greens...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Dormant in December
    Dec 19
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Dormant in December

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

    What is happening when a plant goes dormant? Let's explore!

  • New Year’s Resolutions: Do Yours Leave Room for Self-Love?
    Dec 17
    2018

    New Year’s Resolutions: Do Yours Leave Room for Self-Love?

    By Maris Altieri

    There is no question about it: the novelty of change is exhilarating. Although 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail, that doesn’t quiet the drive people get around the holidays to make substantial lifestyle changes,...

  • This Week at Phipps: Dec. 17 — Dec. 23
    Dec 17
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Dec. 17 — Dec. 23

    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: Mistletoe
    Dec 13
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Mistletoe

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

    Let's sneak our way into the world of a festive parasite, shall we?

  • Soup: the Perfect One Pot Meal
    Dec 13
    2018

    Soup: the Perfect One Pot Meal

    By Laura Leiden, MS, RD, LDN - Let's Move Pittsburgh Team

    Soups are a great one-pot meal or a perfect addition to a multi-course spread. Hearty and comforting soups bring families, friends, and neighbors together. Invite other family members to cook with you, soups accommodate all...

  • Meet a Scientist: Daniel Wilson and Sara McClelland
    Dec 12
    2018

    Meet a Scientist: Daniel Wilson and Sara McClelland

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

    Come meet two local scientists this Saturday, December 15, in the Tropical Forest from 1:30-3:30 pm!

  • Remaining Active during the Holiday Season
    Dec 12
    2018

    Remaining Active during the Holiday Season

    By Eboni Poole, MPH

    Being active during the holidays can be difficult with busy schedules and many festivities to attend. So, here are a few tips to assist you in staying active through the holiday season!

  • This Week at Phipps: Dec. 10 — Dec. 16
    Dec 10
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Dec. 10 — Dec. 16

    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: Frost Bites - What’s on the Menu for Wildlife in Winter?
    Dec 06
    2018

    #bioPGH Blog: Frost Bites - What’s on the Menu for Wildlife in Winter?

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

    Let’s explore a few of the plants and trees that make a big difference to winter wildlife survival.

  • This Week at Phipps: Dec. 3 – 9
    Dec 03
    2018

    This Week at Phipps: Dec. 3 – 9

    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...