The 2015 North American Manure Expo, Professionalism in Nutrient Management will take place July 14 and 15 in Chambersburg, PA. This Expo is sponsored by the Professional Nutrients Applicators Association of Wisconsin.
The Center for Nutrient Solutions presents the sixth seminar of the Science for Solutions series. "What is a Healthy Stream or Wetland Worth? Translating Ecosystem Services to Ecosystem Values, Part 2." This seminar will be presented by Rob Brooks, Professor of Geography and Ecology, and Director of Riparia at Penn State.
The Penn State Center for Nutrient Solutions continues "Science for Solutions" seminar series this Spring. Join in exploring the many disciplines and approaches in addressing the complex nutrient problem.
This is the story of phosphorus, the first element isolated and discovered by modern science.
The Center for Nutrient Solutions presented the fourth seminar of the Science for Solutions series. "What is a Healthy Stream or Wetland Worth? Translating Ecosystem Services to Ecosystem Values, Part 1." This first segment of a two-part seminar was presented by Rich Ready, Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics at Penn State.
The Center for Nutrient Solutions is hosting its third seminar of the Science for Solutions series on the 21st of November. The title of this seminar is "Collaboration Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental and Water Resources Management."
The AEC hosts a free Stormwater Management Workshop for local community members to learn tips and tricks for managing stormwater on their property found in the Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater.
The Center for Nutrient Solutions at Penn State announces seminar series - "Science for Solutions: Combating the Wicked Nutrient Problem."
The Sustainable Watersheds Program at Penn State is hosting a Watershed Summit on November 3rd at the Nittany Lion Inn, State College, PA. The summit will facilitate university and community collaboration towards protecting and restoring local watersheds. All are welcome to attend!
The story of the Conewago Creek Initiative told in the film "For the Next Watershed, A Conewago Creek Story" was honored with two Telly Awards which recognizes outstanding regional television and cable programs, and nonbroadcast video and film productions. It won in the education and green/eco-friendly categories.
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For the Next Watershed, A Conewago Story, documents the highly successful Conewago Creek Initiative, a community engagement watershed restoration effort. The Conewago Creek, a US Department of Agriculture 'Showcase Watershed' in south-central Pennsylvania, is a model for Chesapeake Bay restoration. This video documents the work of dozens of partner organizations, farmers, and other residents.
Introducing the Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater produced by The Little Conestoga Partnership. This guide, and online video series, will help property owners develop and implement a stormwater management plan for their property.
Summer interns working with the Conewago Initiative develop video to describe ecosystem services provided by best management practices - and what land managers can do to enhance them.
Ag Progress Days are just around the corner! Be sure to check out Penn State's Agriculture and Environment Center while you are there. The AEC is focusing on one best management practice for water quality; riparian buffers. Stop by to learn all you need to know about riparian buffers and what they can do for you and your land.
Penn State Extension & the Conewago Creek Initiative Offers “Equine Environmental Stewardship” Course in Dauphin County. Don't miss out on this special workshop designed for horse owners!
Weeds, manure, slugs, cows and a vegetable oil-powered tractor are all part of a unique study being conducted in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
A news release from the United States Department of Agriculture and the Natural Resource Conservation Service explains the accomplishments made in the Chesapeake Bay and how they are making a difference in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. "Landowners using financial, technical assistance to improve water quality."
Recent, tragic loss of life in conjunction with an open air manure storage facility brings to the front the critical need for conversations with all agriculturalists about how to prevent future losses. This fact sheet, developed by Penn State Extension specialists who work with farm safety and manure handling, provides a checklist for ensuring the welfare of those who work near and in manure storage areas.