Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.
The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers is hosting a contest for River of the Year.
The Pittsburgh area is embarking on a heat wave. There are ways to keep your home cool that go beyond cranking up the air conditioning.