The June Water Webinar will be held in the fourth week of June. The topic will be "Irrigation Water Characteristics in Pennsylvania" by Amy Galford, Penn State Extension.
Join the Northeast Woody/Warm-Season Biomass Consortium's Webinar Series on the second Tuesday of each month for their "Northeast Bioenergy Webinar Series". These online, hour-long presentations are free to the public, and feature fascinating and important topics related to bioenergy in the northeast.
Learn how to assess how changes in canopy closure, average tree diameter, tree quality, and species composition, combined with regeneration, interfering plants, and deer impacts affect sustainable forest outcomes. Treatment Unit Sustainability Assessment Form (TUSAF).
Learn how "Green Infrastructure" such as open space, forests, parks, street trees, rain gardens, green roofs, permeable pavers, and rain barrels are helping to conserve viable natural resources and capture, infiltrate and evapo-transpire rain where it falls.
An Interdisciplinary Exhibition of Water Scholarship at Penn State April 22, 2015, HUB-Robeson Center.
The first ever Reinvention Fund Symposium will showcase sustainability projects at the Nittany Lion Inn on April 18, before the kick-off of the 2015 Blue-White Game.
The College of Agricultural Sciences announces the launch of its latest “Science for Solutions” seminar series: “Science for Solutions: Emerging Contaminants.”
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.