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
Thursday, March 5, 2015
It's a celebration of winter, starting at a Pittsburgh Penguins' game. See what happens behind-the-scenes at Consol Energy Center come game time. Then it's off to Greenfield for a new winter hobby, beer making, at the Copper Kettle Brewing Company. Finally, we take a wintertime tour of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to see what your favorite animals do when the cold and snow arrives.