Upcoming and Recent Events

  • 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...
  • February 20, 2012 to April 18, 2012
    We are offering the following spring class — Hort 120 — Computer Applications for Landscape Contracting. Emphasis is placed on the commercial software used in landscape planning and estimating (AutoCAD, EZ-plant, Photoshop, etc.).This 2-credit course will be offered at the following campuses:Fayette, Monday, February 20–April 16; 6:00–9:00 p.m.New Kensington, Wednesday, February 22–...
  • November 16, 2011
    Please join the students from the Penn State landscape architecture program as they present their designs to the Carrick community.  Students have been working with neighborhood leaders in Carrick to identify and address needs regarding Phillips Park, Brownsville Road and Greenway.  We guarantee it will be a very informative evening with great ideas!  We look forward to seeing you...
  • November 14, 2011
    Please join the students from the Penn State landscape architecture program as they present their designs to the Homewood community. Students have been working with neighborhood leaders in Homewood to identify and address needs regarding vacant lots, an urban farm and the busway. We guarantee it will be a very informative evening with great ideas! We look forward to seeing you!The Greater...
  • October 18, 2011
    Please join us for another insiteful workshop on rain water harvesting and rain gardens/biorention. Our guest speakers will be Dr. Richard J. Schuhmann, Walter L. Robb Director of Engineering Leadership Development and Dr. Robert Berghage, Associate Professor of Horticulture; Director, Center for Green Roof Research.Learn about:RAINWATER HARVESTING with the benefits of distributed stormwater...

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