September Means Back To School: Educator Resources and The Great Insect Fair
September 8, 2014
This blog is written by Kelly Lowery, our education program associate.
September typically means back to school for many students. Last year, our Back to School blog focused on safety around the home with a busier fall schedule. This year, we want to focus a Back to School blog for educators as we share some of [...]
Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus
August 18, 2014
2014 Statistics to Date
It’s that time of year again when we start hearing about positive test results for West Nile virus. In Pennsylvania, the West Nile Virus Control Program is the agency that tracts this information. The first mosquito sample that tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) was reported on May 16 in Dauphin [...]
Come Learn about the Birds and Bees, and Other Pollinators Too!
August 11, 2014
This blog was written by Kerry Richards, the Penn State Pesticide Education Program Director.
What is a pollinator?
Why are they important?
What can you do to help protect pollinators?
Did you know that one in every three bites of food you eat relies on a pollinator to get from the plant to the table?
The answers to these [...]