"While my grandmother Olive and I stood ready on the back porch, guns in hand, blaze orange vests and hats pulled down, my grandfather sorted through his various hunting supplies in the house, looking for a different orange hat than the one he had on."
Donna Carole Roberts was excited to move her family to Pittsburgh because of the array of services available to her son with autism. But the city's air pollution is putting a damper on their otherwise good impressions of the city.
For kids who grow up in cities, a love of nature can be an acquired taste. But a program at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is showing that pitching in at city parks can spark an appreciation for the environment.