A resource of Biophilia: Pittsburgh, #bioPGH is a weekly blog and social media series that aims to encourage both children and adults to reconnect with nature and enjoy what each of our distinctive seasons has to offer. From the best times to plant seasonal flora and enjoy their peak blooms, to astronomical events and creatures to keep an eye and ear out for, Phipps will keep you in the know with what’s going on in our environment!
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#bioPGH Blog: Scarecrows and Wildlife
Scarecrows are more than just fall decor; they are a strategy as a part of an important conservation conversation about human-wildlife conflict.
#bioPGH Blog: What Wildlife Might Be Hiding in a Modern Monster Lore?
From November of 1966 until December of 1967 a town reportedly visited by a huge mysterious creature. Was it a local species or...something else?
#bioPGH Blog: Lights Out for Birds!
How can we help migratory birds? By turning off the lights!
#bioPGH Blog: The Leaves and the Trees and All the Fall Things
We're still two-three weeks from peak, but the glorious leaves are changing!
#bioPGH Blog: Raccoon Latrines
A communal potty spot!
#bioPGH Blog: When a Migratory Bird Needs Road Trip Snacks
How do migratory birds prepare for the grueling journey? The short answer is a combination of meal planning and road trip snacks!