College of Agricultural Sciences students and faculty, fresh off an amazing educational and cultural exchange in Sweden, returned to the United States with a deeper appreciation of the challenges faced in restoring the Baltic Sea, and lessons learned for Chesapeake Bay restoration.
Farming for Success, an agronomic field day for professionals in the agricultural field, will take place on Thursday, June 23. Register by June 21 to guarantee your spot today!
Penn State Environmental Resource Management majors Tyler Erb and Rob Ost have joined the AEC team.
The AEC will be out and about in the Chiques Creek Watershed in Lancaster County later this month.
GLS Volunteers kick off the spring with tree plantings, live stakings, and litter pickups.
GLS volunteers convened in the Hershey area to create a new pollinator conservation area with butterfly-friendly plants.
The AEC will be in featured in two locations at this year's Ag Progress Days!
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.