For inquiries: or 412.481.3220

Emerald View Park BioBlitz

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At the BioBlitz, scientists and citizen scientist volunteers will conduct an inventory of plants and animals living in Emerald View Park. The public is invited to attend the BioBlitz, where you will interact with scientists, learn about nature, and participate in fun activities for all ages.

Day 1:  Friday, June 6
  • Owl Calling Hike
    7-9 pm
Day 2:  Saturday, June 7
  • Early Morning Bird Count
    6-10 am
  • BioBlitz Main Event: Plant & animal inventory, nature games, crafts, hikes

Emerald View Park – Olympia Park Entrance
Virginia Ave. & Hallock Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15211

Contact: or 412-481-3220 x200

Become a Citizen Scientist!
Sign up to be help scientists identify plants and animals during the BioBlitz–no experience necessary
Click here to sign up online
Click here to access a full volunteer description and the sign up sheet as a .pdf file

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In association with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.

Sponsored by:

Google Community Grants Fund of Tides Foundation




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West End Small Business Resource Fair

July 30, 2014, 4:30pm

Pittsburgh Musical Theater

Kiva City Pittsburgh, the URA of Pittsburgh and the Office of Mayor Bill Peduto are pleased to bring the Small Business Resource Fair to the West End! Join us to learn about neighborhood business grants, 0% and low interest loans, and other great opportunities for new and established small businesses. In addition to the partners listed above, exhibitors include: Center for Women's Entrepreneurship, Chatham University Consumer Health Coalition Design Center Duquesne University Small Business Development Center Google's "Get Your Business Online" Program Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, University of Pittsburgh Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation The Office of Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith... And more! A limited number of computers will be available for those who would like to create their free webpage via Google's "Get Your Business Online" program at the event. Please bring a laptop if you have one. The Fair runs from 4:30pm to 7:00pm and a welcome and opening remarks will be made at 5:30pm, but attendees can drop in any time. Light refreshments will be available. Sponsored by: The Office of City Council District 2 Contact Emily Keebler for additional information: (412) 204-7410

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Mount Washington Community Development Corporation
301 Shiloh Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15211 Directions
Phone: 412.481.3220
Fax: 412.481.2324

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