McKean County News
September 4, 2014By the end of 2015, this roadside spring in Fox Township, Elk County, may be the most talked about spring in the state of Pennsylvania. On September 3, 2014, the Township Supervisors of Fox Township voted unanimously to cooperate with Penn State Law Students, under the direction of Ross Pifer, Director of the Rural Economic Development Clinic, to examine the legal issues for the municipality concerning the spring.
Penn State Extension News
Long-time extension educators endow animal science scholarship
August 22, 2014Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors.
Land-use webinar to explore conservation easements
August 21, 2014Conservation easements and their role in enhancing the landscapes and greenways of Pennsylvania communities will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 15, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Upcoming Regional Events
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Bradford Fretz Middle School
When: October 7, 2014Where: Bradford, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Galeton
When: October 9, 2014Where: Galeton, PA
Farm Bill Margin Protection Program - Dairy Information Session
When: October 14, 2014Where: Ulysses, PA
Dairy Townhall Meeting
When: October 28, 2014Where: Sugar Grove, PA
Forest County Annual Meeting and Dinner
When: October 28, 2014Where: Tionesta, PA