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.
There’s serenity on the South Side Trail. Thousands enjoy the path each year. And on Friday, the trail was full of even more life as hundreds of new trees took root.
A local group wants to stop what they call a rogue tree pruner that is damaging trees in Bloomfield, Garfield and Friendship. Some of the trees have been trimmed to the point that they may die.