Cooperative Extension across the country is developing a new way of disseminating information.
This 12-week course teaches students how to properly manage ponds and lakes.
If you are a professional pesticide applicator and want to obtain three aquatic (Category 9) credits, this new correspondence course is for you!
One of the agricultural best management practices related to nutrient management is the use of cover crops.
Groundwater is important to every person in Pennsylvania. Learn more about how to manage and protect your groundwater during Groundwater Awareness Week!
It’s the middle of winter and temperatures seem to keep dropping, but now is the perfect time to start thinking spring! What better way to survive the rest of this winter than by thinking warm spring thoughts – flowers blooming, butterflies fluttering, and gardens thriving. Time to plan your rain garden.
Throughout Pennsylvania, and indeed, much of the world, people are working collaboratively to understand, monitor, and mitigate water quality problems. What does this collaboration look like, and what can it accomplish?
A new Wiki designed to facilitate information sharing among watershed organizations is now available.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has published Riparian Forest Buffer Guidance which outlines recommendations for the restoration and protection of buffers.
“How thick does the ice need to be for skating?”
The U.S. Geological Survey compiled a list of water-related terms that can help individuals understand water science.
Dramatic swings in commodity prices that have occurred in the last six months can present serious challenges for farmers.
On February 2, The Obama administration announced it planned stricter regulation of toxic substances in drinking water, including the first limits ever set on perchlorate.
The York County Planning Commission has embarked on an effort to take the Water Resources Plan component of the County Comprehensive Plan to "the next level." This effort will provide County stakeholders with a resource which will guide the restoration and protection of County's water resources.
Local watershed organizations, municipal leaders, and others are invited to sign up for free, on-line webcast training sessions.
EPA Website provides tools to support and protect watersheds.
Proper disposal of prescription drugs and personal care products should be an issue for everyone no matter what watershed you reside in. Advances in techniques allow detection of some drug and bactericidal agents at levels as low as parts per trillion. Research has documented that these chemicals are appearing, in very small amounts, in finished drinking water.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides a website that allows citizens to find out about toxic chemicals in their neighborhoods.
Penn State’s Agriculture and Environment Center recently brought one of the world’s leading freshwater ecologists to the Lower Susquehanna region.