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May 29, 2015

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.

May 29, 2015

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).

Curbside infiltration planter in State College, PA
May 29, 2015

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.

2015 Water Symposium
April 15, 2015

An Interdisciplinary Exhibition of Water Scholarship at Penn State April 22, 2015, HUB-Robeson Center.

Reinvention Fund Symposium
April 15, 2015

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.

Wastewater Treatment Plant
March 18, 2015

The College of Agricultural Sciences announces the launch of its latest “Science for Solutions” seminar series: “Science for Solutions: Emerging Contaminants.”

North American Manure Expo
February 3, 2015

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.

Rob Brooks
January 30, 2015

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.

Mason King
January 27, 2015

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.

The Phosphorus Paradox
January 7, 2015

This is the story of phosphorus, the first element isolated and discovered by modern science.

Science for Solutions.
December 8, 2014

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.

Presenter, Mazdak Arabi.
November 11, 2014

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."

Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater
October 11, 2014

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.

Science for Solutions: Combating the Wicked Nutrient Problem
October 3, 2014

The Center for Nutrient Solutions at Penn State announces seminar series - "Science for Solutions: Combating the Wicked Nutrient Problem."

Save the date.
October 2, 2014

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!

June 5, 2014

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.

Penn State Extension
May 27, 2014

For a full view and search of the complete listing of courses and workshops offered by Penn State Extension, follow the link provided below.

January 10, 2014

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.

Cooper Printing
August 8, 2013

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.

Cover crops provide multiple ecosystem services - improving soil health, N-cycling, and water quality protection
September 2, 2012

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.