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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 1-What Do We Do Now?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 1-What Do We Do Now?

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This workbook takes the necessary first step of asking the question: "What are we doing now?" More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 2-What Shapes Our Future?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 2-What Shapes Our Future?

Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Walt Whitmer

This workbook helps to better understand the larger context and environment in which a group exists and the forces that might affect its future. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 3-What Are We Going to Do?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 3-What Are We Going to Do?

Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Walt Whitmer, William Shuffstall

This workbook helps review or create a mission and vision statement, identify and prioritize group goals, and match those goals to the group's organizational structure. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 4-Making It Happen
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 4-Making It Happen

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This action plan will provide you with the road map you'll need to stay on course, ensure accountability, and evaluate your successes. Strategic planning without this step is a waste of time. More
Choosing Our Direction: A Primer on Strategic Planning and Visioning
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Choosing Our Direction: A Primer on Strategic Planning and Visioning

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., William Shuffstall

This booklet will help explain strategic planning, including who should be involved, what needs to be done to make it successful, and whether an organization is ready to undertake such an effort. More
Building an Effective Community Natural Gas Task Force
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Best practices for developing a community task force to address the challenges and opportunities associated with developing natural gas and oil from shale. More
Triploid grass carp are one potential management strategy for aquatic plants in your pond
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Using Grass Carp to Control Aquatic Plants

Bryan Swistock, Jennifer R Fetter, Amy Galford, James Andrew Clark

This information explains how to use grass carp for biological aquatic vegetation control. More
Common Water Test Parameters Related to Natural Gas Drilling
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Water test reports of water near gas drilling activity generally have these common parameters. More
A small roadside spring located along a state forest road in northcentral Pennsylvania.
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Roadside Springs

Bryan Swistock, Susan Boser, Mark Madden, Diane Oleson, M.S., Amy Galford, Gary William Micsky, James Andrew Clark

This article discusses a research study on the water quality and use of numerous roadside springs across Pennsylvania. More
What Makes the ‘Good Community’?
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Did you ever stop to think about what makes your community a good place to live? More
Understanding Community Engagement
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Effective community engagement is more than simply talking to, or informing our citizens or constituents about the things we want them to know about. More
Small Business Health Options Program
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The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is a new way to provide insurance for your employees. More
Introduction to the Industrial Classification System Introduction to the Industrial Classification System - Articles
Overview of the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) used for categorizing establishments. More
Leaf miner damage
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Leaf Miners

Norma Jeanne Young

If you are seeing white meandering tunnels in your beet, spinach and chard leaves you are not familiar with, read on for management tips. More
Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions
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Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions

Bryan Swistock, James Andrew Clark

A listing of symptoms in water (color, smell, taste), the common causes, and possible solutions to common drinking water problems. More
Photo: Elizabeth Bush, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org - vole Microtus spp. flowering dogwood, Damage: dieback and off color foliage
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You know the situation…you and your crew spent days cleaning, pruning and moving perennial and nursery stock into your overwintering houses. More
Glass of water
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The Water We Drink

Jennifer R Fetter, James Andrew Clark

Written for youth in grades 6-12, this tool introduces public and private water systems and includes an activity on how to read a water quality test report. More
Water Saving Tips
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Water Saving Tips

Norma Jeanne Young

Water-efficient gardening includes seven basic principles that are easy to employ while they increase the value of your home, plus save you time, water and money. More
Vegetables
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Vegetables

Norma Jeanne Young

Photos of vegetables typically grown in Pennsylvania. More
Vegetable Diseases
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Vegetable Diseases

Norma Jeanne Young

Photos of vegetable diseases. More
Vegetable Disorders
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Vegetable Disorders

Norma Jeanne Young

Photos of Sandia herbicide injury on cantaloupe. More