Upcoming and Recent Events

  • September 15, 2011
    Please join us on Thursday, September 15th to learn more abut permeable pavement.  Dr. Mansour Solaimanian, director of the Northeast Center of Excellence for Pavement Technology, will be facilitating this workshop. Porous pavement is environmentally friendly and one of the best tools in Stormwater Best Management Practices for parking lots.   Although porous pavements have been in...
  • August 16, 2011
    Please join Dr. William Elmendorf, Associate Professor and Director of the Penn State Community and Urban Forestry Program,  on August 16 to learn more about planting site analysis, site modification, species selection, innovative tree planting techniques as well as young tree maintenance.  This workshop will also provide information on design and arboricultural standards and techniques...
  • June 29, 2011
    The Center's  second  workshop, "Riparian Buffer Restoration", is scheduled for Wednesday, June 29th, 12:00 - 4:30 pm. The half-day technical session is facilitated by Kristin Saacke Blunk and will cover the following:Lessons from the Land Webinar Series  Success at the Streamside – PA Riparian Buffers that Work.Speakers:    Diane Oleson, Water Resources Educator, Penn...
  • November 17, 2010
    The Penn State Center - Pittsburgh will be hosting two Open Houses on Wednesday November 17th, 2010 showcasing the work of Penn State University Landscape Architecture students and their strategies for regenerative design in two Pittsburgh communities.  Students' focus in West Pittsburgh is the Corliss Tunnel Corridor; Storehouse for Teachers Greenspace, Tuxedo Street SkatePark and the West...
  • May 25, 2010
    This workshop is first in a series of moderate to advanced training for engineers and landscape architects.  Please see the attached flyer for more information

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