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Open Space Planning and Preservation

Greenways for Pittsburgh 2.0

posted on October 31st, 2018  |  Read more

2018 Award for a Project, Program or Practice Greenways for Pittsburgh 2.0 evolveEA City of Pittsburgh, Department of City Planning Greenways 2.0 is an initiative to reestablish and manage a greenways system in Pittsburgh.  It includes a Policy Guide that sets forth the technical basis for legal designation of greenways and provides for community stewardship   

Emerald View Park Trail Plan

posted on December 23rd, 2014  |  Read more

2014 Annual Awards Winner – Planning Excellence Award – ImplementationAwarded to Mount Washington Community Development Corporation Emerald View Park atop Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington is home to one of the nation’s most beautiful vistas. In 2010, the city and Mount Washington CDC completed a plan for a 19-mile trail system in the park and through green   

Web tool: Conservationtool.org

posted on October 3rd, 2013  |  Read more

2014 Annual Awards Winner – Public OutreachAwarded to Pennsylvania Land Trust Association and PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources ConservationTools.org is Pennsylvania’s premier web resource library for conservation and land use best practices. It includes over 1,000 library items – reports, articles, sample ordinances, and guidelines. There are introductory profiles and guides prepared by   

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association

posted on June 14th, 2013  |  Read more

The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association seeks to protect Pennsylvania’s special places—the farms, forests, parks and other green spaces that people love—the places that help to ensure healthy, prosperous and secure communities. To increase the pace and improve the quality of land conservation work, PALTA helps land trusts and other conservation practitioners improve their effectiveness, builds