On November 16, 2007, The Pennsylvania State University hosted a workshop to create a vision, a word picture, of what Agriculture in Balance means for Pennsylvania. This white paper unpacks the vision statement so interested individuals and organizations can better understand what the vision for Agriculture in Balance in Pennsylvania means.
Facilitating university and community collaboration towards protecting and restoring local watersheds. Registration is now open!
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.
Develop and implement a stormwater management plan on your very own property!
The Modeling and Decision Support Tool Forum (held 8/1/11, Penn State Harrisburg) featured experts who are developing and/or using the decision support tools in a presentation/discussion format that enabled conservation partners to look at the inputs, outputs, users, attributes, scales of relevance, and potential for integration across a range of tools and programs.
91% of farmers and 79% of non-farming residents believe its their personal responsibility to protect water quality.
Following the successful Conewago partnership model, we are developing a Sustainable Watersheds Program at Penn State, which will engage local watershed partners and provide increased engaged scholarship opportunities for Penn State students.
Pennsylvania Producers Informing the Farm Bill Conservation Title.