Upcoming Regional Events

June 2017

When: June 27, 2017 9:00 AM to June 30, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Smethport, PA

Youth from throughout McKean County are invited to attend an immersive, hands-on day camp to learn about natural resources and ecosystems in the extraordinary PA Wilds region. Topics may include energy, navigation, forested ecosystems, invasive species, natural resources identification skills, tools of the naturalist’s trade, nature journals, recycling, birding and other STREAM related lessons (TBD).

When: June 29, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Saint Marys, PA

Thurs., June 29, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thurs., July 6, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Du Bois, PA

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.

August 2017

When: August 15, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Clearfield, PA

Tues., Aug. 15, 22, 29; Sept. 5 & 12, 2017 (5:30 - 8:00 PM); Follow-Up: Nov. 14, 2017 (5:30 PM)

When: August 29, 2017 8:00 AM to August 31, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: Wilcox, PA

The Allegheny Hardwood SILVAH training session is an intensive 3-day workshop designed to give participants comprehensive knowledge about forest ecology and management of Allegheny hardwood and Northern hardwood forests.

October 2017

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: McKean County Extension Office

Come join us for Master Gardener Basic Training!

When: October 17, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: Mill Hall, PA

This basic workshop for commercial and public nutrient management specialists provides an introduction to soil properties, soil quality and soil hydrology with a specific focus on how they affect liquid manure application with irrigation and injection equipment.

When: October 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Mill Hall, PA

Penn State Extension in Clinton County is accepting applications from individuals interested in training to become certified Master Gardeners.