For the past year we have been working to protect Fern Hollow from the impacts of the bridge collapse and reconstruction. Today, with the bridge nearing completion, we call on our community, our partners and our friends to join us in reimagining Fern Hollow, and helping us create a vision for its future.
In Fall of 2022, UpstreamPgh was awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Funding Authority to undertake a multi-year visioning process of the Fern Hollow Valley. We will be engaging park users, area residents, artists, partner organizations, technical experts, and officials from the City of Pittsburgh to create a list of key interventions to reinvigorate the enchanting ecosystem that lies within this space. If you would like to stay informed about the project and ways you can get involved, please fill out the form below.
When the Fern Hollow Bridge collapsed, it fell directly into Fern Hollow, into Frick Park and into the Nine Mile Run Watershed area we’ve spent 20 years stewarding. At UpstreamPgh, we feel this is a chance to turn a tragedy into an opportunity.
By working together, we won’t just have a bridge for all to use safely, we’ll make Fern Hollow better than it was when a bridge landed in it. Isn’t that why we’re all here?