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October 9, 2018

The Water Insights Seminar Series continues for Fall 2018 with a line up of seven speakers.

May 15, 2018

Exploring Smart Solutions to Addressing Nutrient Pollution - One-day conference. Registration free but required.

Pete Kleinman
April 9, 2018

The final seminar in the Water Insights Seminar Series will be given by Pete Kleinman, USDA-ARS soil scientist.

Doug Wrenn
March 28, 2018

Price Based Policies for Managing Residential Development and Impacts on Water Quality.

Tom Richard
March 23, 2018

Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment Director, Tom Richard will present: Profiting More by Farming Less? A New Paradigm for Chesapeake Water Quality

Caitlin Grady
March 9, 2018

Bridging disciplines to explore the water food energy nexus is the focus of the next seminar in this series.

Mike Nassry
February 23, 2018

Water Insights weekly seminar series continues with Mike Nassry with Riparia, Department of Geography at Penn State.

Kate Zipp
February 14, 2018

Policies to minimize the damages caused by aquatic invasive species is the topic of our next Water Insights Seminar.

Sarah Goslee
February 8, 2018

With an increasing human population, more food must be produced from the same area, without increasing adverse environmental impacts. Learn more...

Chaopeng Shen
January 31, 2018

Chaopeng Shen, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Penn State will present the next seminar in Water Insights series.

Lara Fowler
January 23, 2018

Lara Fowler, Sr. Lecturer, Penn State Law; Assistant Director for Outreach & Engagement, Penn State Institutes of Energy & the Environment Presents: What is “water law” and why should scientists care?

Matt Royer
January 17, 2018

The Water Insights Seminar Series begins January 23, 2018 with Matt Royer, Director of Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center.

The Phosphorus Paradox
January 7, 2015

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

January 31, 2014

A multi-pronged, systems approach to solving water pollution caused by nutrients in the environment is the focus of a new center housed in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Matthew Royer
April 9, 2013

Matthew Royer, an environmental attorney, with experience working for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, has been named as the new director of the Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center, in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

October 3, 2012

This seminar series brings in speakers on a wide range of topics related to energy and environmental economics. Past seminar topics include climate change decision making under uncertainty; willingness to pay for renewable energy; international trade and the environment; fire suppression and land use; border costs and the penetration of wind energy; and experimental markets for ecosystem services.

August 21, 2012

Rick Horan, Michigan State and Jim Shortle, Penn State are the 2012 Boggess Award Winners for their paper, Economic and Ecological Rules for Water Quality Trading which was published in the February 2011 issue of JAWRA.

Students recently attended a panel discussion related to careers in Marcellus Shale gas development.
May 21, 2012

The Marcellus Shale natural gas play is having a significant impact on Pennsylvania's economy, and Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences is helping to position students to benefit from associated employment opportunities.