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York County News

Pond Management Workshop 2017
May 18, 2017
Join Penn State Extension for a pond management workshop, May 31, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Faith Presbyterian Church, 1801 Colonial Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112.
21st Annual Native Plant Sale to be held inside
May 11, 2017
Join MAEscapes and the Penn State Master Gardeners as we celebrate our 21st annual Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 13th at the York County Annex, 112 Pleasant Acres Rd, York PA 17402. Because of forecast of rain, we are moving inside!! Join us from 8:30 a.m to 2:00 p.m. Come early for the best selection. Proceeds benefit MAEscapes gardens and educational programs.
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Safe and Healthy Picnics
May 10, 2017
Have you gotten the picnic "bug" yet, with warmer weather and luxurious foliage blanketing the countryside? Try some tricks to make your picnic both food-safe and healthy!

Penn State Extension News

Pennsylvania's forest-products industry the focus of Timber 2017 expo
May 18, 2017
Businesses and individuals interested in Pennsylvania's large forest-products industry can learn about goods, services, best practices and industry trends at the 2017 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, which will take place Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.
Grant aimed at solving agricultural water issues through community engagement
May 17, 2017
A group of institutions led by Penn State has received nearly $2.2 million for the first year of a planned four-year, $5 million project aimed at developing a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture. Partners include the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, Arizona State University and the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
Webinar to compare state and local oil and gas revenues across the country
May 9, 2017
Comparing revenues from oil and gas production across 16 states and describing major impacts in regions such as the Marcellus, Bakken and Permian will be the focus of a web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension.

Upcoming Regional Events

York County Gypsy Moth Assessment Request
When: May 19 - July 31, 2017
Where: York, PA
Small Flowering Trees
When: May 23, 2017
Where: Camp Hill, PA
Low Maintenance Landscaping
When: May 24, 2017
Where: York, PA
Better Kid Care: Dealing With Anger-Everyone's
When: May 25, 2017
Where: Gettysburg, PA
Dauphin County Pond and Lake Workshop
When: May 31, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, PA