Riverview Park

A Pittsburgh teacher faced a racial slur and threats in a city park this week.

Three Pittsburgh Parks Vying To Be Added To National Register Of Historic Places

Jul 12, 2018
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Pittsburgh is chock full of historic buildings and monuments, but there’s a move to get recognition for more of its green spaces, too.

Sarah Schneider / 90.5 WESA News

In an urban forest, trees don’t just provide aesthetics, they prevent river overflow and filter pollution.

Since the early 2000’s, tens of millions of North American ash trees have been killed from a non-native insect, the emerald ash borer, that arrived via shipping pallets in Michigan. The eastern Asia beetle has killed thousands of Pennsylvania trees and nearly 50 in Pittsburgh’s Riverview Park.