Trail Care Tuesday – Cheswick

Join us at the Cheswick Water Trail Launch on the Three Rivers Water Trail for Trail Care Tuesday! Volunteers will assist in clearing undesired vegetation, collecting litter along the riverbank, and cleaning the launch in preparation for new equipment.

Train on the Trail – Identifying Birds of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail

Join Friends of the Riverfront for 2024’s second Train on the Trail installment! Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Naturalist Educator, Stephen Bucklin, will be leading us on a bird walk along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Participants will learn to identify birds species and gain a understanding of the natural ecosystem surrounding our trail system.

Train on the Trail – Native and Invasive Species

Join Friends of the Riverfront for 2024’s first Train on the Trail installment! Penn State Extension educator Sandy Feather will provide an on-trail overview of native and invasive plant species trail users can expect to find along the Three Rivers Heritage & Water Trails and throughout Allegheny County.

Trail Tuesday – Chapel Harbor Riverfront Park

Join us on the Three Rivers Water Trail for an all day Trail Tuesday opportunity! Volunteers will spend the morning clearing vegetation and the afternoon planting 150 buttonbush shrubs along the Chapel Harbor Riverfront Park Water Trail Launch.

Trail Tuesday – River Ave

Join us on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail for a Trail Tuesday opportunity. Volunteers will assist with viewshed clearing and overgrowth reduction, as well as collecting litter and debris from the trail.

Public Trail Care Saturday with Allegheny CleanWays

Join us for a Saturday riverfront cleanup on the Allegheny River with Allegheny CleanWays (ACW)! Participants will have an opportunity to clear invasive knotweed and clean up litter via ACW’s boat.

Water Trail Tuesday (8/22) – Ohio River

Join us on the Three Rivers Water Trail for a special Water Trail Tuesday opportunity. We kindly ask that only experienced paddlers register for this opportunity. Participants are required to bring their own boats; Friends will not be providing public watercraft for use. Volunteers will collect trash and small debris along the eastern shore of […]

Train on the Trail – 3 Rivers Watch

Bring your kayak and join us for the fourth installment of our 2023 Train on the Trail series this August  with Three Rivers Waterkeeper and Venture Outdoors Kayak Pittsburgh. Participants will learn more about 3 Rivers Watch, a network of volunteers who are active river users or river watchers who have a vested interest in […]

Public Trail Care Saturday with Allegheny CleanWays

Join us for a Saturday riverfront cleanup on the Allegheny River with Allegheny CleanWays (ACW) and Gay for Good! Participants will have an opportunity to collect trash from riverbanks via ACW’s boats up and down river from the Lawrenceville Three Rivers Water Trail Launch, as well perform trail care along the land-side Three Rivers Heritage […]

Train on the Trail – Riparian Ecosystems

Save the date for July’s Train on the Trail Series installment: Riparian Ecosystems! Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards will provide an overview of riparian ecosystems and aquatic invasive species followed by a short paddle to observe the riverbank from the Allegheny River. Our friends at Full Psych Adventure Team will provide watercraft for all […]