First off, the image above has nothing to do with anything other than it is green and I thought it would sit nicely on top of the post. It's a photo of a pumpkin patch at Frazier Farm in South Oakland. I had never seen pumpkins in their early stage before and found this rather eye catching. I've explained my photo choice so let's move on to some serious stuff.
Another chapter in the continuing saga of the Igloo was written today as members of the public and an assortment of politicians had their say before the Sports & Exhibition Authority. Seems the room was pretty well split on what the arena's fate should be. ( Read Mark Belko's story on today's meeting).This is one story that we should all be watching as whatever the outcome may be, the impact upon the environment of Pittsburgh will be fairly big.
If you can't make it Tuesday night there is another event this coming weekend. Check back later in the week for details. Also, if you're interested in becoming an official Tree Tender, there is a course coming up in September.Want to win an iPad? What do you see as the defining moment in the history of Southwestern Pa. that turned the region towards the path of sustainability? Want to contribute to the ongoing conversation?
Then you want to enter the Tipping Points for Sustainability Competition at Sustainability Pittsburgh. The deadline is Sept. 24, 2010, with winners being announced at the 10th annual Southwestern Pennsylvania Smart Growth Conference – Regional Collaboration: Investing in Sustainable Communities on Friday, October 15, 2010.