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Upcoming Regional Events

June 2017

When: June 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Penn State Master Gardeners have an excellent selection of perennial plants, vegetables and herbs for sale. Also, we have unique gifts and items at our garden flea market. Let the Master Gardeners help you get your gardening season underway.

When: June 6, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Youngsville, PA

Are you tired of attending meetings that don’t accomplish anything? Management skills are essential for having meetings that value the time of those participating in the meeting. Join us to learn more about effective meeting management.

When: June 8, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Youngsville, PA

June 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2017 (3:00 - 5:00 PM); Follow-Up: Aug. 10, 2017 (3:00 PM)

When: June 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Brookville, PA

June 16, 23; July 7, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM); Follow-Up: Sept. 19, 2017 (10:00 AM)

When: June 19, 2017 12:00 PM to June 23, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: Brookville, PA

The Oak SILVAH training session is an intensive five-day workshop designed to give participants a comprehensive knowledge about forest ecology and management of mixed oak forests.

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.

July 2017

When: July 20, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Clarion, PA

Thurs., July 20, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thurs., July 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: July 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Clarion, 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 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.

September 2017

When: September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cranberry, PA

Tues., Sept. 5, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tues., Sept. 12, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Brookville, PA

Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017 (1:00 - 2:00 PM); Follow-Up: Dec. 7 , 2017 (1:00 PM)

When: September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Youngsville, PA

Thurs., Sept. 7, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Thurs., Sept. 14, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

October 2017

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Penn State Master Gardeners are members of the community who have an interest in gardening and a desire to help others. What sets them apart from other gardeners is the intensive training in horticulture they receive from Penn State Extension. In exchange for their training, Penn State Master Gardeners serve as volunteers for Extension horticulture programs.

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 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Franklin, PA

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are volunteers who support Penn State Extension's educational programs in consumer horticulture.

November 2017

When: November 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Brookville, PA

Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 2017 (6:00 - 7:00 PM); Follow-Up: Feb. 13, 2018 (6:00 PM)