McKean County News
Penn State Extension Taking A Close Look at Pond Algae
July 31, 2015Penn State Extension Water Resource Team Members, Bryan Swistock and Jim Clark, offered a Pond Management Workshop on Thursday evening July 30, in Reynoldsville, PA, in Jefferson County. Thirty pond owners turned out for the presentation and many brought algae samples for identification.
PA CleanWays Completes Successful Tire Recycling Event in Smethport
July 27, 2015PA CleanWays of McKean County, an affiliate of Keep PA Beautiful, sponsored a tire recycling event in Smethport, PA, on Saturday, July 25th, 2015. The group successfully removed 2,000 tires from the McKean County landscape.
Clover Daze Day Camp at Donald J. Comes Natural Resources Learning Center
July 22, 2015Youth enjoyed trying new fruits and vegetables, physical activities, and setting up a business to cultivate their entrepreneurial skills.
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.