About

The Pittsburgh Greenspace Alliance is an affiliation of non-profit organizations working on greenspace issues in and around the Pittsburgh area. Greenspace consists of parks, trails, and natural areas used for recreational or aesthetic purposes with benefits to environment, economy, and human health.

Membership for your organization in the Greenspace Alliance is free. We ask that you participate in our monthly meetings and fill out this form to confirm your interest, and tell us a little about your organization. To find out about the monthly meetings, please email: pghgreenspacealliance@gmail.com and we’ll get you connected.

Initiatives:

April 2013: Provided a public forum for Pittsburgh Mayoral candidates to share their ideas on parks, greenspace, trails, and access to Pittsburgh’s Great Outdoors. This took place on Wednesday, April 24 2013.

November 2013: After the election, members submitted a series of “white papers” to the newly elected Mayor Bill Peduto, to help outline the objectives of the individual organizations.

June 2014: Organized a bus tour for the newly elected and appointed staff to showcase many of the projects that Greenspace Alliance Member Organizations are part of.

Present: Working with the administration on improved relationships with the non-profit community. Specifically, streamlining site and volunteer access on City owned land for a variety of partner projects. Also on the agenda is advocating for a City Park Ranger program.

Supporting materials:

The forum itself was moderated by the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, a nonpartisan grassroots civics organization.

Visit the League!

Please use their smartvoter.org website to find out more about the candidates.

Questions?

Email: pghgreenspacealliance@gmail.com

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Thanks to these organizations for putting this together

allegheny cleanways
allegheny land trust
bikepgh
pittsburgh climate initiative
pa environmental council
league of women voters
design center
gasp
hollow oak
gtech
penn state center
mt washington
sustainable pittsburgh
tree pittsburgh
tree pittsburgh
riverlife
nine mile run
pittsburgh parks
riverlife
Green Building Alliance
10000 friends
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