The Green & Healthy Schools Academy is partnering with Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens to offer this three-hour training with Chip Osborne, a nationally recognized natural turf specialist.
Earth Hour encourages individuals, businesses and governments to show leadership on environmental solutions through their actions, and to use Earth Hour as a platform to showcase to the world what measures they are taking to reduce their environmental impact.
Food connects all of us and is central to some of our region’s most pressing issues. Join us to learn how an urban farmer, a social entrepreneur, and a teacher are using food as a key to creating more livable places for all.
We’re taking an in-depth look at the Erie Art Museum and it’s green features, along with a snapshot of other similar activity in the Erie area.
Join the Green & Healthy Schools Academy for our upcoming workshops, where we will provide school facility and business managers with guidance and strategies to make schools healthier and higher performing with little to no capital investment.
February 27th, 2015
In order to measure the Pittsburgh 2030 District's success in reaching the 50% reduction goals, baselines must first be determined for each reduction category. Whereas energy reduction is measured against a national median average, there is not national average baseline for existing building water c[...]
February 25th, 2015
Join the Penn State Extension for the Green Infrastructure Webinar Series as they explore how green infrastructure can put our communities and our landscapes on the road to sustainability. The first in this series will concentrate on introducing green infrastructure and explore maintenance of these[...]
February 23rd, 2015
Pittsburgh, PA - The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) board approved a resolution today to establish a Green Infrastructure Grant Program, which will incentivize private property owners and community organizations to implement projects that manage stormwater with green infrastructure (GI)[...]
February 23rd, 2015
A big vote is coming up on Tuesday February 24 that we need your help on. Please contact your state representative and ask them to leave the LEED and Green Globes incentives in the bill so that we can have more green schools. HB 210 goes to vote on Tuesday the 24th. This bill makes changes to t[...]