Pittsburgh, Pa. – May 28, 2024 The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy invites birders participating in #BlackBirdersWeek2024 to explore some of our best nature preserves for birding!

Visit our Explore Our Preserves page and use the filter to search by birding. You may be surprised to learn that many of our nature preserves, such as Bear Run Nature Reserve and Toms Run Nature Reserve, are eBird hotspots! Everyone is welcome to get outdoors on our preserves to watch birds or other wildlife, fish, hike, hunt or explore year round!

Learn more about #BlackBirdersWeek and its history, and read related content at Audubon.org/black-birders-week.

Also, register today for an upcoming free webinar, “Between the City and the Forest: Creating Safer Habitats for Birds,” on August 15, 2024, about birds and bird habitat at and near Fallingwater. Or watch a recording of our recent webinar, “Seven Simple Ways to Help Our Birds,” to learn more and take actions to help birds thrive.

Happy birding!


About the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy:
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) enhances the region by protecting and restoring exceptional places. A private nonprofit conservation organization founded in 1932, WPC has helped establish 11 state parks, conserved more than 285,000 acres of natural lands, protected or restored more than 3,000 miles of rivers and streams, and assessed thousands of wildlife species and their habitats. The Conservancy owns and operates Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and symbolizes people living in harmony with nature. In addition, WPC enriches our region’s cities and towns through 130 community gardens and other green spaces and thousands of trees that are planted with the help of more than 7,000 volunteers. The work of the Conservancy is accomplished through the support of more than 10,000 members. For more information, visit WaterLandLife.org or Fallingwater.org.