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Three Rivers Urban Soils Symposium (TRUSS)
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Three Rivers Urban Soils Symposium (TRUSS)


When: November 21, 2019
8:15 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15213
United States
Sara Bertovich

Phone: 412-441-4442 x3925


TRUSS brings together community leaders, researchers, scientists, students, policy makers and anyone interested in Pittsburgh’s soil conditions to discuss the state of urban soils and their interconnectedness to public health, urban agriculture, stormwater management and climate. Speakers will explore how urban soils relate to many other environmental factors, such as agriculture, stormwater management, trees and parks, and climate change. Community and residential concerns will also be addressed.

Presented by: Phipps Conservatory, Allegheny County Conservation District, Pittsburgh Urban Soils Working Group

This symposium qualifies for 6.5 PCH or SLC CEUs.

For more information and to register click here: Three Rivers Urban Soils Symposium

The symposium will be followed by a reception from 5 – 6:30 p.m. with refreshments provided by Great Lakes Brewing and A Few Bad Apples. Registration for TRUSS is $45. Registration includes morning coffee, light breakfast items, a lunch buffet with vegetarian and gluten-free op­tions, and admission to the reception.



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