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Education & Outreach

Past Education & Outreach Projects

In-school presentations to Word of God Catholic School, Sacred Heart School, City High, Wilkinsburg Middle & High Schools, The Pittsburgh New School, CAPA High School, Rodef Shalom, St. James School, and others covering non-point source pollution, invasive vs. native plants, and watershed education.

Native plant project with the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, including in-school presentations and two field trips to the restoration area for native seed collection activities and a native planting.

Watershed education workshops followed by a design contest for students of the Western Pennslyvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh Urban Christian School, and the Word of God Catholic School.

Stream clean-ups with college students from University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Chatham University.

In-class presentations and field trips to the restoration area with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America and the Boys and Girls clubs of Wilkinsburg.

Volunteer work days consisting of invasive plant removal, tree plantings, willow wall constructing, rogue trail closures, litter clean up, and many other activities with Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Temple Sinai.

 

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