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November 2016

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This month's desktop background features the Squirrel Hill Tunnel community flower gardens.

Plant a Tree with TreeVitalize Pittsburgh This Fall

TreeVitalize Pittsburgh tree planting with elementary school studentsThis fall, TreeVitalize Pittsburgh will provide 500 trees to 16 neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh and several Allegheny County communities. But we can’t plant them without the help of dedicated volunteers like you. Help make the Pittsburgh region greener by registering for a volunteer tree planting.

WPC Offers Grants for Canoe Access Sites

A canoe access site developed in Renfrew, PA.Funding is now available for local organizations seeking to improve access to the region’s waterways. The Canoe Access Development Fund (CADF) has funded 45  access projects over the past seven years. Applications are available online and will be accepted until Nov. 18.

Volunteers Needed for Final Tree Planting in Ligonier, Pa.

Volunteers pose with a newly planted tree in Ligonier, PA.Enjoy a weekend outdoors in beautiful and historic Ligonier, Pa. With your help, we’ll plant 32 street trees during Ligonier’s third and final volunteer tree planting on Saturday, Nov. 5. For more information or to register, visit our website.

Plant a Redbud Tree Sapling in Your Yard

The bright and delicate redbud tree blossom.Stop by the season’s last Pittsburgh Redbud Project planting day on Nov. 12 and receive a free redbud tree sapling to plant in your own back yard. You can view the redbud planting and giveaway details on our website.

Celebrate Giving Back on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29

A beautiful winter scene in the woods of Elk State Forest.Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29, a global day dedicated to giving back and supporting nonprofits. Please visit our website on Giving Tuesday to make a donation online.

Limited Edition Print In The Fallingwater Museum Store

A limited edition print of Fallingwater features bright yellows, pinks, and greens.Brighten your home with this limited edition giclee print of Fallingwater by Pittsburgh-based artist Johno Prascak. Measuring 24-by-30 inches, this print showcases Prascak’s painting style, which involves mixing enamels with sand to create an unusual texture. Purchase this limited edition item online in the Fallingwater Museum Store.

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