• #bioPGH: Nature Journaling
    May 16
    2019

    #bioPGH: Nature Journaling

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

    Nature journaling has been on the rise lately - learn a bit more about it!

  • Meet a Scientist: Mondraya Howard
    May 15
    2019

    Meet a Scientist: Mondraya Howard

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

    This Saturday, May 17, ome meet local scientist Mondraya Howard, Ph.D. student from the University of Pittsburgh! Mondraya will be in Palm Circle of the Tropical Forest from 1:30-3:30 pm and is ready to tell you...

  • Groundbreaking Exhibit Staging Center Opens at Phipps Conservatory
    May 15
    2019

    Groundbreaking Exhibit Staging Center Opens at Phipps Conservatory

    By Kaitlyn Clem, Marketing Assistant

    Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens continues to lead the charge in innovative sustainable building design and construction with its newest project, the Exhibit Staging Center (ESC). Formerly an old public works building...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 13 – 19
    May 13
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: May 13 – 19

    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: Cicada Summer
    May 09
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Cicada Summer

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

    Get ready, Pittsburgh - the cicadas are coming!

  • The Biophilic Mind: Noticing Nature with your Phone
    May 06
    2019

    The Biophilic Mind: Noticing Nature with your Phone

    By Dr. Katilyn Mascatelli, Human Ecologist

    Have you ever heard someone say that technology separates us from nature? While it may be true that staring at a screen all day keeps you from exploring the outside world, what if I told you that simply using the technology in your...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 6 – 12
    May 06
    2019

    This Week at Phipps: May 6 – 12

    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: Trillium Time
    May 02
    2019

    #bioPGH Blog: Trillium Time

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

    Trillium is in full bloom! But how old is the flowering plant you see along the trail?