Pittsburgh's oldest park, Allegheny Commons, dates to 1867 when it was designed to provide "breathing places" for the citizens of what was then the sooty city of Allegheny. Learn more about the organization formed to preserve it!
Tree Resources: Organizations
For 20 years, Friends of the Riverfront has been on the ground and in the water, working to protect and restore our region’s priceless rivers and riverfronts. Learn more about Pittsburgh extensive land and water trails as well as how to become a part of their protection and maintenance.
MWCDC is the leading force behind the creation of Pittsburgh’s newest park, Emerald View Park – 235 acres of trails, forests, and passive green space.
Awaken your senses. Immerse yourself in 17 distinct botanical experiences. Encounter something of the secret life of plants and glimpse one of the world's greenest public gardens. Yes! They have fantastic trees too!
Did you know?
Trees improve water quality by slowing and filtering rain water as well as protecting aquifers and watersheds.