Lackawanna County News
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly
October 6, 2015The other day, a teacher asked me if I could find her some Monarch Butterfly caterpillars for her classroom to study...
Parents Can Use Strategies To Deal With Picky Eaters
October 5, 2015Do you have a picky eater in your family? Often children go through periods of being particular about what they eat.
September 28, 2015There are few food items which proclaim loudly that it is summer more than corn...
Penn State Extension News
Penn State Animal Diagnostic Lab among first lines of defense versus avian flu
September 18, 2015More than 48 million turkeys and laying hens in 21 states have died this year following an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. As wild waterfowl, which may carry the virus, begin their autumn migration, Pennsylvania is in the crosshairs, and that has Penn State's Animal Diagnostic Laboratory on high alert.
Webinar looks at unmanned aerial vehicle use in the energy field
September 11, 2015How the use of unmanned aerial vehicles -- commonly called UAVs -- will change operations in the oil and natural gas industries will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Land-use webinar to focus on economic ecology of healthy watersheds
September 8, 2015How a community in Lancaster County has improved water quality and economic vitality while addressing the impact of stormwater runoff and flooding through an innovative restoration approach will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Upcoming Regional Events
Nutrition Links: Shop - Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: October 13, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Making Soup From Your Garden Harvest
When: October 13, 2015Where: Honesdale, PA
Better Kid Care: Morning Meeting Makeover
When: October 13, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Columbus Day Bus Tour
When: October 14, 2015Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables / Making Smart Drink Choices
When: October 14, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA