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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy's Snapshots

  1. Ash tree

    Snapshot Title: Ash tree
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Frick Park Emerald Ash Borer Site 2 - Commercial Ave
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Trees marked with blue tape or orange spray paint are ash trees affected by the Emerald Ash Borer beetle that are either dead or dying and scheduled to be removed and replaced with other species.



  2. Ash Tree

    Snapshot Title: Ash Tree
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Frick Park Emerald Ash Borer Site - Commercial Ave
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    The blue ribbon and orange spray paint indicate ash trees that were affected by the Emerald Ash Borer beetle and are dead or dying. These trees will be removed before the area is replanted.



  3. Invasive Quiz - Question 1

    Snapshot Title: Invasive Quiz - Question 1
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Panther Hollow Lake Inlet
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Identify this invasive plant using your IPOP book.



  4. Research Phragmites australis

    Snapshot Title: Research Phragmites australis
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Panther Hollow Lake Inlet
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    1. Find out how it reproduces
    2. Is it native or introduced?
    3. How is it managed?



  5. Panther Hollow Lake Boat House

    Snapshot Title: Panther Hollow Lake Boat House
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Panther Hollow Lake Inlet
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    There used to be a boat house on Panther Hollow Lake - check out these pictures!
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  6. Question 1

    Snapshot Title: Question 1
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Panther Hollow Lake Inlet
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Where is this water coming from?



  7. Sunday Gathering

    Snapshot Title: Sunday Gathering
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Scenic Vista
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Watching the Steelers/Vikings game, perhaps?



  8. One of many

    Snapshot Title: One of many
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: WYEP Summer Music Festival
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    There was no shortage of adorable puppies this year.



  9. PNC Carousel

    Snapshot Title: PNC Carousel
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: WYEP Summer Music Festival
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    A little something for everyone...



  10. Posing?

    Snapshot Title: Posing?
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: WYEP Summer Music Festival
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    I always find it funny to go back and look at pictures of crowds to see who's aware of my presence.



  11. Opa Gyros

    Snapshot Title: Opa Gyros
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: WYEP Summer Music Festival
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    The Gyro folks found themselves extremely popular because they were the people with the ice cream!



  12. Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain

    Snapshot Title: Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: WYEP Summer Music Festival
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Lots of people frolicking through the fountain, especially when it was lit up later in the evening.



  13. The Duhks

    Snapshot Title: The Duhks
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: WYEP Summer Music Festival
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    French-Canadian goodness!



  14. The Mayor's Tree

    Snapshot Title: The Mayor's Tree
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Springtime in Schenley Park
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    This linden was planted in memory of Mayor Bob O'Connor.



  15. Frisbee!

    Snapshot Title: Frisbee!
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Springtime in Schenley Park
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    A game across the street.



  16. Three Sisters

    Snapshot Title: Three Sisters
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Arcena Street in Pittsburgh's Hill District
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Street bridges.



  17. Heinz Field

    Snapshot Title: Heinz Field
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Arcena Street in Pittsburgh's Hill District
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Go Stillers!



  18. Former incline

    Snapshot Title: Former incline
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Arcena Street in Pittsburgh's Hill District
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    There used to be an incline from the Hill to the Strip here.



  19. Mid-Pour

    Snapshot Title: Mid-Pour
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Arcena Street in Pittsburgh's Hill District
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    The Heinz History Center.



  20. Habitat

    Snapshot Title: Habitat
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Nine Mile Run and Summerset
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    During the ecosystem restoration, standing snags (dead trees) were planted throughout Nine Mile Run to provide habitat to creatures that feed on insects that live in decomposing wood. Not sure if thi...



  21. Stream

    Snapshot Title: Stream
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Nine Mile Run and Summerset
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    A little bit of the stream works its way into the shot.



  22. Construction

    Snapshot Title: Construction
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Nine Mile Run and Summerset
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    I think they've been working on this bridge as long as I've been walking through Nine Mile Run.



  23. Movin' on up

    Snapshot Title: Movin' on up
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Nine Mile Run and Summerset
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    An apartment complex overlooking the Parkway.



  24. Summerset gatehouse

    Snapshot Title: Summerset gatehouse
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Nine Mile Run and Summerset
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    I assume this feature in the development was modeled after the gatehouse entrances to Frick Park, which were put in around 1935.



  25. Hospital or news helicopter?

    Snapshot Title: Hospital or news helicopter?
    Taken by: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Image: Sunny Winter Day at the Schenley Overlook
    Image Owner: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy



    Description:

    Only a more precise focus knows for sure...