Upcoming and Recent Events

  • July 23, 2013
    With issues of sustainability still at the forefront, The Penn State Center is offering a series of educational workshops focusing on the elements of sustainable site design starting in May. Our first series will concentrate on soils, vegetation, and stormwater. Each session will equate to three (3) Professional Development Hours (PDH). Please join us to learn from Penn State experts on the...
  • April 24, 2013
    The Penn State Center will be participating in the City of Pittsburgh's Earth Market on Wednesday, April 24, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm in Market Square.  We will have a lot of great information to provide on horticulture, renewable energy, home energy assessments and more.  We will also have soil test kits for sale.  For more information on Earth Day festivities in the City, please click...
  • April 24, 2013
    Please attend the forum on Wednesday, April 24 as Mayoral lCandidates discuss  parks, greenspace, and trails.  For more information and to register, please click on the link:http://www.pghgreenspacealliance.org   
  • November 12, 2012 to November 13, 2012
    In partnership with Duquesne University, this two day conference will explore practical and research-based cyclical impacts of extraction industries on local economic, social, and health issues. We will bring together experts, policy makers, and the public to discuss the impact of rapid growth and decline in energy extraction on local communities, economies, and health.Conference...
  • April 26, 2012
    One hundred twenty-five tons of cement, 25 railcars of sand, and 17,000 feet of pipe go into the average Utica and Marcellus Shale well. What does this mean to landowners and their communities? Penn State Extension and the Allegheny Valley Chamber of Commerce will be holding the program "Marcellus and Beyond" on Thursday, April 26, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall Event Center...

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