Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Fall 2021 Seminar Series

When September 23, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where 112 Buckout Building

Dr. Jose Soto Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Arizona

Home Food Preservation: Introduction to Drying

When September 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about today's recommended methods for home food preservation while dispelling food preservation myths and unsafe practices of the past.

Endless Summer: Fall Garden Seminar

When September 25, 2021, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn ways to extend the life and beauty of your garden to enjoy all year long!

Let's Cook at Home: Vegetarian

When September 27, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Explore different ways to eat and cook a balanced, vegetarian diet during this cook-along event.

Mental Health First Aid - Older Adults

When September 27, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mental Health awareness is such an important factor in knowing how to help those in crisis find the help and care they need.

Water Cooler Talk: Stormwater Bioretention Basin Functions

When September 28, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for this informative event and learn about this stormwater management practice!

Ginseng Farming: Plant Your Own Patch

When September 29, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Be introduced to one of Pennsylvania’s most valuable woodland crops, and the basics of cultivation on forestlands.

College of Ag Sciences Research Tour

When September 30, 2021, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Penn State Ag Council, an industry advisory group to the Dean, is pleased to invite you to the 18th Annual Penn State College of Ag Sciences Research Tour. Unless COVID requirements change, we will be holding the tour in person at the Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC) in Biglerville, as well as virtually via Zoom. FREC is one of three college research and extension centers across Pennsylvania that focuses on advancing Pennsylvania agriculture.

Home Food Preservation: Reduced Sodium and Reduced Sugar Foods

When September 30, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us to learn how to safely can foods with no added or reduced salt or sugar content.

Fall Garden Series: How to Design a Garden Bed

When September 30, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fall is the best time to begin to update your garden bed. Join us to learn how!

Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling

When October 1, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Preparing food in large quantities is different than food preparation in the home. Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling program helps non-profit organizations and their volunteers understand the risks involved with preparing large volumes of food and the important food safety practices that need to be implemented to ensure a safe event.

Gardeners Digging Deeper - Fall Garden Seminar

When October 2, 2021, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us to prepare for the change of seasons and inspire garden planning for next year!

Green Thumb Series: Daffodils

When October 2, 2021, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us for this informative event to learn all about the glorious daffodil from Master Gardener experts!

Butterflies and Blooms

When October 2, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us to learn about the plants that attract butterflies and where to plant them in your garden!

Mental Health First Aid - Public Safety

When October 4, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mental Health awareness is such an important factor in knowing how to help those in crisis find the help and care they need.

Produce Auction Tour and Information Session for Buyers

When October 5, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn the nuts and bolts of buying at an auction, take a tour, and hear from a real auctioneer during this event!

Dining with Diabetes

When October 5, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

For adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families, this program will increase their knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management.

Community Forestry Webinars: Finding Qualified Professionals to Work on Your Community Trees

When October 12, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

When your community trees need work, who are you going to call? There seems to be so many so-called tree experts, but how do you find the most qualified professional to plant, prune, or remove your trees? Learn what questions you should be asking as you search for an arborist or putting out a contract to work on community trees during Community Forestry Webinars: Finding Qualified Professionals to Work on Your Community Trees. Explore the benefits of using ISA Certified Arborists to perform the work!

Watschke Scholarship Golf Tournament

When October 13, 2021

Golf tournament to remember Dr. Watschke and raise funds for a Penn State Turfgrass Scholarship Award created in his name.

Penn State Turfgrass Job Fair

When October 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

College Connections - Taking Ag Sciences Global

When October 20, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dean Rick Roush will be joined by Rob Bertram, Chief Scientist in USAID’s Bureau for Resilience and Security, where he serves as a key adviser on a range of technical and program issues to advance global food security and nutrition. Also joining the Dean will be Deanna Behring, College of Ag Sciences Assistant Dean and Director of Ag Sciences Global, where she is responsible for leading and coordinating the college's growing portfolio of international research and educational programs.

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Fall 2021 Seminar Series

When October 21, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where 112 Buckout Building

Dr. Orin Robinson Research Associate, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

The Penn State Hort Club's Hort Show

When October 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

The Penn State Hort Club will be hosting their annual Hort Show this year with a Halloween theme. The show will take place in the Ag Arena on October 23rd from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and October 24th from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. For this event, the Horticulture Club converts the indoor arena into a landscape using donated materials from local businesses. Patrons to the show have the opportunity to walk through the landscape and take part in some of the interactive features as well as purchase local cider, pumpkins, plants, and other feature items donated for the show. This is the largest fundraiser for the club and the funds generated from the Hort Show go towards sending the members to the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition. There is no link to register.

The Penn State Hort Club's Hort Show

When October 24, 2021, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Penn State Hort Club will be hosting their annual Hort Show this year with a Halloween theme. The show will take place in the Ag Arena on October 23rd from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and October 24th from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. For this event, the Horticulture Club converts the indoor arena into a landscape using donated materials from local businesses. Patrons to the show have the opportunity to walk through the landscape and take part in some of the interactive features as well as purchase local cider, pumpkins, plants, and other feature items donated for the show. This is the largest fundraiser for the club and the funds generated from the Hort Show go towards sending the members to the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition. There is no link to register.

Mental Health First Aid - Older Adults

When October 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mental Health awareness is such an important factor in knowing how to help those in crisis find the help and care they need.

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Fall 2021 Seminar Series

When November 17, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where 107 Forest Resources Building

Dr. Joanne Emerson Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Fall 2021 Seminar Series

When December 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where 504 ASI Building

Dr. Jenny Quyang Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno