The Allegheny River Islands: Urban Oases
December 6, 2010
From the shore you can see them, but very few people have actually been on the islands that dot the Allegheny River within a few miles of downtown Pittsburgh. WQED explores the history of the islands, and goes ashore to show viewers not only the conservation efforts, but what's actually there: from wildlife to native plants, from human inhabitants to artifacts left behind.
Coming Up Next
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
conversation@wqed: Mark Clayton Southers & Todd Kreidler
Michael Bartley is joined by two playwrights to talk about their work and their relationship with their mentor, the late great Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson.