What Can Local Governments do to Promote Entrepreneurship?
March 25, 2015
There are a number of ways local governments and economic development organizations can support local entrepreneurship without spending lots of public dollars.
Water Supply and Your Community
March 16, 2015
The natural resources that are a part of our surroundings provide many benefits. They contribute to items such as scenic beauty, economic development, and recreation. In addition, they can also provide essential life sustaining elements. Such is the case for our water resources.
Can we talk – civilly?
March 6, 2015
If you serve on the board of a community organization, faith-based group, service club or social service agency, you expect to give your time and expertise to support the good work and mission of your organization. But too often, the good work takes a back seat to tension, conflict and open hostility.
“Green Infrastructure Supports Resilient Communities”
February 27, 2015
Many of the communities we live in strive to provide a clean environment to their citizens including clean water, green recreation areas and parks, agricultural fields and tree-lined commercial areas. Green infrastructure – a natural approach to managing rainfall with trees, rain gardens, wetlands and other natural areas can protect our water quality while also providing green space which attracts residents, visitors and commercial businesses.
Municipal Budgets and Comprehensive Plans -- What's the relationship?
February 15, 2015
How can municipal budgets be used to advance implementation of a municipal comprehensive plan? A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension aimed at answering that question, and others.