Members of the Economic and Community Development Extension team were recently recognized at the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals conference in Grand Rapids, MI for their series of webinars on land use issues
Hot and sticky to alternate with cool and dry through next week.
A variety of pests observed but still at low levels of severity.
Just in case you’ve been wondering what that weed was…American burnweed seems to be spreading.
Either way, remember to account for the plant nutrient value.
Make an objective assessment, not a hasty decision
If you have animals that graze, including cows, sheep, alpacas, and horses, you will not want to miss this conference on August 21!
Parents play a significant role in educating their children about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking. Parents do this through role-modeling as well as having honest conversations with their children about their family values around alcohol and drugs.
Feral swine are starting to make their presence known in the forests of Pennsylvania.
An summer update from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association
An update from the Pennsylvania Tree Farm Committee
Forest landowners tend to be an active group. How safe are we in the woods, at home, and with our health in general?
Learn about black gum and other tupelo trees.
A review of "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis."
Brushpiles is the opinion page of Forest Leaves. It’s a place for you to write in and share your reactions and thoughts about recent articles in the newsletter. This Tree of Heaven piece was written by Bill Paxton in response to his concerns about efforts to eradicate Tree of Heaven.
As the summer temperatures continue to climb, it is extremely important that employers and workers become familiar with the signs, symptoms, and dangers of heat illness. By taking the proper precautions, serious injury or death can be easily prevented.
The farmers on this website have been identified by the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and EPA for implementing specific best management practices to reduce pollution while also improving or sustaining their profits, soil quality and/or yields. We celebrate these farmer heroes who are making a difference to improve America’s water resources and invite you to read their stories.
The 6th grade classes of Dutch Ridge Elementary in the Beaver Area School District culminated their Trout in the Classroom Project at the end of April by releasing 160 fingerling trout into Brady’s Run.
Surging natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica shales are moving in nearly every direction. Previous increases in takeaway capacity out of the Appalachian basin were largely upgrades and expansions of existing transmission lines. However as more takeaway capacity is needed, midstream operators are turning to ‘greenfield’ projects (new pipeline construction) to deliver natural gas to new, high demand markets throughout the Eastern US. (more...)