UPDATE: Phipps is now open for your visit. All tickets must be purchased in advance, and new safety protocols are required. Learn more about how you can join us!

  • #bioPGH Blog: Wildfire Smoke over the Three Rivers
    Sep 18
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Wildfire Smoke over the Three Rivers

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

    This week, did you see smoke all the way from our U.S. West Coast creating a haze in Pittsburgh?

  • Mealtime Positivity Webinar
    Sep 17
    2020

    Mealtime Positivity Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Creating a positive mealtime environment can be challenging for any parent or childcare provider. Watch this webinar to learn strategies on how to navigate choosy eaters and keep food time fun.  Mealtime Positivity Slides,...

  • Decoding the Nutrition Label Webinar
    Sep 15
    2020

    Decoding the Nutrition Label Webinar

    By Maris Altieri RD, LMP Coordinator

    Confused when reading food packaging claims? You aren’t alone! Many labels are purposely confusing with the intentions of making products seem more nutrient rich than they actually are. This webinar will train you to become a...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Susan Salis
    Sep 15
    2020

    Volunteer Spotlight: Susan Salis

    By Abby Krick

    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...

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 14 – 20
    Sep 14
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 14 – 20

    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...

  • Phipps Conservatory Presents the 2020-2021 Fairchild Challenge!
    Sep 14
    2020

    Phipps Conservatory Presents the 2020-2021 Fairchild Challenge!

    By Emily Johns, High School Program Coordinator

    Phipps Conservatory invites area high schools, middle schools and [new this year] elementary schools to take part in The Fairchild Challenge, a standards-based, environmental education outreach program that gives students an...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Ragweed
    Sep 10
    2020

    #bioPGH Blog: Ragweed

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

    Does the name ragweed have you reflexively reaching for a tissue?

  • Ask Dr. Phipps: Native Evergreen Shrubs
    Sep 08
    2020

    Ask Dr. Phipps: Native Evergreen Shrubs

    By Phipps Master Gardener

    Have a question about your perennials, houseplants or turf grass? Worried about pests in the garden, hydrangeas that won't bloom, or tomatoes that died on the vine? Dr. Phipps can help! Ask Dr. Phipps is a free service...

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 7 – 13
    Sep 07
    2020

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 7 – 13

    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: Great Horned Owls
    Sep 03
    2020

    #bioPGH: Great Horned Owls

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

    Who, who, who was calling in the night?