Mar 30: Bioneers Monday: 'Burgh Bees

March 30:  Please join us for the next Bioneers Monday, featuring Burgh Bees, a group of four local beekeepers who are teaching residents about the art of beekeeping. Check out the group in the Post Gazette: ( 

The Monday event will showcase an information presentation by Dennis vonEnglesdorp, a expert in beekeeping. Other activities will include an introduction to the Three Rivers Bioneers, Q&A session with the beekeepers, light refreshments, and of course, some honey tasting!! 

Join us at 
6:30pm, Monday, March 30th, at the Schenley Park Visitors' Center for this month's event! And bring a friend or two!

For questions or to RSVP, contact Maureen at or 412-334-2072.

Bioneers Mondays are an event of the Pittsburgh Urban Ecology Collaborative (UEC), and made possible by the Sprout Fund. The UEC is hosting a Beaming Bioneers Conference this October (16th-18th) in Pittsburgh, as part of a national network of people focusing on solutions for ecology, health, social justice, and spirit. For more information, visit and, and stay tuned! 

Mar 28: Preserve Pittsburgh summit

March 28:  Preserve Pittsburgh Summit -- Team up to preserve local history. The Preserve Pittsburgh Summit is an interactive, collaborative workshop on historic preservation for students, young professionals and people of all ages. Learn about the preservation planning process and develop solutions for the reuse of historic places. Excellent networking and mentoring opportunities. Lunch will be provided.

Summit:  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts building at Pitt; free.   Reception, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM at the Carnegie Museum of Art ($25.00 Regular Ticket; $15.00 YPA Members; $10.00 Students, with food and cash bar).  YPA announces the winners of its presentation video contest & Promise Award in the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, followed by a networking reception in the Scaife Foyer.  To register, go to

Mar 20: Green Drinks

March 20:  Pittsburgh Green Drinks -- 5th anniversary gathering, with host State Senator Jim Ferlo talking about the Pittsburgh Green Innovators Project -- where we're at and where we're going!  (and meet Senator Ferlo's new robotic friend "Solo")

After 15 years on Pittsburgh City Council Jim Ferlo ran for the State Senate and he promised to be accessible, accountable and a strong voice for progressive change.

He has furthered this green agenda through his various leadership positions on the Urban Redevelopment Authority Board, the Port of Pittsburgh Commission, the State Historical and Museum Commission, and the Governor's Water Infrastructure Task Force.  In addition to a sustainable vision, advocacy and leadership, Senator Ferlo has also brought valuable resources to his district in order to build a greener future and empower the next generation of leaders in sustainability.

(5-8 p.m. at the smoke-free Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, 4412 Liberty Ave. 15224;  cash bar as well as complimentary beer and snacks provided by our host.  Port Authority Bus Routes:

Mar 16-20: Solar Panel workshop at CCI

March 16-20:  Solar panel workshop for contractors, electricians, sales reps, entrepreneurs, and career-changing professionals new to solar business.  The workshop will cover solar-electric (PV) equipment, system design, installation, estimating, solar industry economics, business models, and career paths.  It includes the start for the new Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge of PV Systems.  For more information and registration, check out CCI workshop or call 412-431-4449, extension 200 or 240.