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Stormwater Workshop
April 5, 2018

Free stormwater workshop offered by AEC interns to residents in Bellefonte.

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.

February 5, 2018

The Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center is inviting all Pennsylvania agricultural conservation providers that offer student internships to fill out a survey about those opportunities.

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.

January 11, 2018

The AEC is announcing the 2018 Summer Internships. Lower Susquehanna Office, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA

Ron Kopp, dairy farmer from Londonderry Township, shares his experiences with no-till at a past Conewago winter farmers meeting.
February 10, 2017

The AEC and other partners will provide winter farmer meetings focused agriculture and conservation in the Chiques and Conewago watersheds in Lancaster, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties. The Chiques farmers meeting will be held February 23 at Acorn Farms in Mt. Joy. Londonderry Township will host the Conewago meeting on March 3 at Sunset Golf Course in Middletown.

Sustainable Ag Extension Educator, Kristy Borrelli
February 10, 2017

Penn State Extension is part of a recently announced Regional Conservation Partnership Program provided by USDA NRCS to support soil and water conservation efforts on farms in Centre, Clinton and Lycoming Counties. Along with Extension, lead partner Chesapeake Bay Foundation will work with the Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, and local conservation districts and NRCS offices to conduct outreach, education and research to accelerate adoption of soil health practices to improve water quality.

Stream bank fencing was among the practices reported in the survey.
February 10, 2017

A recent College of Ag study shows Pennsylvania farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have voluntarily implemented many conservation practices with their own dollars. The study is the first comprehensive effort to document and report these previously unreported practices to the Chesapeake Bay Program.

Forest in winter
February 10, 2017

Winter is a great time to attend a Penn State Extension workshop or conference. There are many Extension offerings related to land and water conservation coming up in February and March.