Penn State Extension
Penn State Extension
Extension's volunteer network for private well owners shows great impact this past year.
Interested in learning more about and educating others in the proper management of private water systems? Consider applying for the Master Well Owner online course being offered by Penn State Extension!
Starting this year and continuing into early 2019, a new project will provide active Master Well Owners Network volunteers with an exciting opportunity.
Penn State Extension recently completed a short video that explains the components of a water test report including how to interpret the results for drinking water.
There are thousands of earthen ponds and lakes across Pennsylvania that provide many benefits to homeowners and farmers, but they have their share of problems.
Learn about the Master Well Owner Network (MWON) online course that trains volunteers to teach about safe drinking water and the proper management of private water wells, springs, and cisterns.
Groundwater professionals from across Pennsylvania gathered on May 7-8, 2018 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, PA for the 2018 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
By gaining more information about their own water supply, Master Well Owner Network Volunteers will increase knowledge to educate others.
Highlighting accomplishments of Penn State's Master Well Owner Network over the past program year.
Approximately one million rural homes and farms across Pennsylvania utilize private wells for drinking water and onlot septic systems for wastewater disposal.
Learn about forest ecosystems, management, and stewardship practices, as well as wildlife, water, tree identification and measurement, and legacy planning.
Over half of Pennsylvania pond owners indicate that nuisance algae and aquatic plants are a problem for their pond.
Groundwater professionals from across Pennsylvania gathered on May 3, 2017 in State College for the 2017 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
9 hours, 30 minutes
Learn about trees, wildlife, water, and ecology. Learn to teach children and teens with activities and through curriculum recommendations. Earn Act 48 credits.
Learn practical knowledge and skills about forest trees, wildlife, and water, as well as forest ecology, management, and silviculture.