Washington County News
Master Gardener Program is Accepting Applications
August 1, 2014
Gone Fishin' 4-H Day Camp
July 24, 20144-H Day camp was held on July 9, 2014 at Washington Park. We had 56 4-H members and 18 Counselors.
July 23, 2014Washington County sent 8 Counselors and 12 4-H members to the SW Regional 4-H Camp.
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
Better Kid Care: Integrating the Early Childhood Standards into Curriculum and Assessment
When: September 6, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
When: September 9, 2014Where: Washington, PA
When: September 11, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA
Allegheny County Landscape Update
When: September 11, 2014Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Children's Educational Program: Life of a Pumpkin
When: September 13, 2014Where: Washington, PA