Sunday, June 26, 2022

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

Opportunities to learn more about environmental and energy issues affecting Pennsylvania for students and adults--

-- Post-Gazette - Salena Zito: Families Priced Out Of Making Vacation Memories [But PA State Parks Are There, Free, Close To Home For Recreation]

-- Centre Daily Time - Mark Nale: Afield: Keeping Pennsylvania’s State Parks Free Benefits Residents, Visitors

-- LancasterOnline - Ad Crable: How Pine Creek Survived Its Extraction Past To Become A Top Outdoors Draw

-- DEP Energy Conservation & Energy Efficiency Programs Can Help Your Business Respond To Rising Energy Costs As Energy Markets Spike  [PaEN]

-- Get Help Reducing Your Rising Energy Costs In A Spiking Energy Market From PennTAP, Free Energy Assessments, More  [PaEN]

-- PA Small Business Development Centers EMAP Program Provides Free Energy Efficiency Assessment To Help Businesses Reduce Energy Costs As Energy Markets Spike  [PaEN]

-- PennTAP Hosts July 21 Webinar On Financing Energy Improvements To Increase Efficiency, Save Money As Energy Markets Spike  [PaEN]

-- SWPA EE Roundtable, PA Solar Center Host July 28 Workshop In Pittsburgh On How Businesses Use Solar Energy To Make Them Less Vulnerable To Energy Cost Spikes  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension Host July 27 Water Cooler Talk On Pesticides And Water Pollution  [PaEN]

-- Appalachian Regional Mine Land Reforestation Conference Aug. 17-18 In West Virginia  [PaEN]

-- PUC Stresses Ways To Stay Cool, Ways To Save Energy During Summer Heat

-- PA American Water Announces Winners Of Protect Our Watersheds Student Art Contest  [PaEN]

-- WHYY: Sculptural Fountain At Philly’s Cherry Street Pier Is A 16 Inch Glass Bed Of Living Freshwater Mussels That Cleans Delaware River Water 

-- Scranton Times: Appreciate The Aquatic Critters In Upper Little Swatara Creek With ‘Porcupine Pat’

-- Williamsport Sun: Programs Planned For Children, Families At Little Pine And Hyner Run State Parks

-- Wilkes-Barre Times Editorial: Diamonds To The Return Of Riverfest

-- TribLive: Murrysville Library Otter Program July 9 For Families, Children

-- Wildlands Conservancy Highlights Upcoming Summer Camp, Educational Programs In Lehigh Valley

-- Williamsport Sun: Montgomery’s River Fest Draws Artists, Vendors, Community

-- Inquirer Guest Essay: By Turning Fairmount Water Works Into A Party Space, Philly Exemplifies The Worst Of Park Privatization

-- The Valley Advantage: 5 Questions With KPB Litter Hawk Youth Winner Amber Drozdis

-- PA Environmental Council Podcast: Trawling For Nurdles

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: New Museum At Middle Creek Wildlife Area Allows Visitors Experience PA’s Conservation History

-- PA Recreation & Park Society Releases 2021 Annual Accomplishments Report

-- Erie Times: ‘Meadow Areas Provide Critical Habitat’: That’s Why Brown’s Farm Meadow Is Being Restored At Asbury Woods Environmental Center

-- June 20-26- Pollinator Partnership Celebrates Pollinator Week [Check For Events Near You]

-- University Of Pittsburgh - Pitt Sustainability - Pollinator Week 2022 Events

-- Penn State Extension: National Pollinator Week Celebration June 25 Burnside Plantation Tour, Bethlehem, PA 

-- PennLive: Giant Foods Replaces Tens Of Thousands Of Solen Honeybee From Solar Energy Farm

-- Williamsport Sun - Bill Bower: Reflections In Nature - Fathers Could Take Lesson From Roles In Nature

-- Altoona Mirror: Mountain Laurel, State Flower, Blooming Across Pennsylvania

-- Post-Gazette - Good Things: Nominate Remarkable Trees In Pittsburgh; International Canoeing Championships

-- Reading Eagle: It’s 15th Anniversary Of First Nesting Of Peregrine Falcons In Downtown Reading

-- PennLive: Now’s The Time Of Year To Try This New Spotted Lanternfly Trap

-- MCall: Schuylkill County Woman Treated For Rabies After Being Bitten By Kitten That Tested Positive

-- Dept. Of Agriculture Reports 48 Cases Of Rabies In PA Since March

-- The Economist - Technology Quarterly: How To Fix The World’s Energy Emergency Without Wrecking The Environment - Safe Supply v. Safe Climate  

-- The Economist - Technology Quarterly: Electrifying Everything Does Not Solve The Climate Crisis, But It Is A Great Start

Visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation’s Events webpage and DCNR’s Calendar of Events for activities happening near you.

Visit DEP’s Teaching Green webpage to learn about more environmental education resources.

Visit the PA Environment Digest Calendar Of Events for more opportunities.

[Posted: June 26, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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