In early March in Hershey, PA, AEC Director, Matt Royer coordinated a three-day conference, hosted by Penn State, aimed at developing a strategy for Pennsylvania contributing to Chesapeake Bay restoration. The event, titled "Pennsylvania in the Balance," included leaders in agriculture and the environment working together to identify new, innovative solutions that can help ensure the state maintains a vibrant and productive agriculture industry, while meeting water-quality goals for the Commonwealth's rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay.
The survey, administered by the Penn State Survey Research Center, inventories conservation practices in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Riparian buffers are one of the most effective ways to improve water quality and stream health. Attend one of these buffer workshops to learn more on how you can help your local streams.
Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center held fifth annual Winter Farmers Meeting with farmers from both Chiques and Conewago Creek watersheds.
Meet our newest AEC Intern!
Spring is fast approaching and with it a good opportunity to attend a Penn State Extension short course on planning and managing green infrastructure.
Livestaking, pollinator habitat planting, litter clean up, and more... check out all of the upcoming events!
Pennsylvania farmers across the Chesapeake Bay watershed are invited to help capture many of the conservation practices that have been implemented throughout the state. This survey will inventory these practices, ensuring that the agricultural community receives the credit it deserves for improving water quality.
The AEC has two internships available for Summer 2016. One at University Park and the other at the Harrisburg office.
A new app developed by the AEC and Penn State Extension enables citizens to monitor stream health and help advance science.
The Agriculture and Environment Center is seeking two interns for Spring 2016.
With harvest time coming to a close, it is a great time to attend a Penn State Extension workshop.
The Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center has been awarded a grant to bring its signature watershed community engagement model to Chiques Creek, a priority watershed in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
For this months Student Spotlight, we sat down Erin Hill, alumnus of the ERM program. Erin shared her experience as a student and intern at the AEC. She is currently working as an Environmental Services Trainee at the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh provided meaningful opportunities to students and their partners this summer.
This fall, ERM Students, the AEC and the State College Borough partnered for a rain garden planting to reduce stormwater flow on Barnard Street.
The Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center's Greening the Lower Susquehanna Team worked with the Lenker Manor neighborhood in Swatara Township to develop a "Green Masterplan" to manage stormwater through green infrastructure
Right of Way Management Workshop held to educate pesticide applicators, homeowners, public works staff, and others on best management practices for managing the land.
Join PA 4Rs Alliance and GROWMARK FS on Friday October 2, 2015 from 9:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M.