Sunday, August 21, 2022

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

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

-- Inside Climate News: Q/A With Eliza Griswold Pulitzer Winning Author Of Deep Dive Into Fracking In PA, How Extractive Industries ‘Gut’ Communities - By David Shribman, Former Editor Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  [PaEN]

-- PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals Awards Environmental Science Scholarships To Molly Hoffman And Megan Kownurko  [PaEN]

-- Covanta Delaware Valley, Chester Environmental Partnership To Award $20,000 In Scholarships To Local Students

-- Scranton Times: With Water Levels Dropping, Abington Heights School District Students Rescue, Relocate Fish From Pond In Lackawanna County

-- PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers Hosts Sept. 14 Webinar On Outreach & Marketing To New, Existing Members, Donors  [PaEN]

-- WeConservePA 2-Part Webinar: Grants - Finding, Writing And Managing Nov. 9 & 16  [PaEN]

-- Agriculture, DCNR Celebrate Honey Bee Day, Aug. 20; Bees Play A Critical Role In Food Production, Biodiversity  [PaEN]

-- Post-Gazette - Salena Zito: The Business Of Bees - Honey, Money And The Survival Of Humanity

-- Post-Gazette: Western PA Conservancy’s Gardens Get Even More Welcoming To Butterflies And Bees

-- Reviving The ‘Lost’ Higbee Map Of Pennsylvania’s 86,000 Miles Of Streams [PaEN]

-- DEP Blog: Splish, Splash - A Deep Dive Into Proper Pool Water Discharge

-- TribLive: Penn State Extension Hosts Aug. 24 Rain Barrel Workshop In Irwin

-- DEP Invites Comments On Electric Grid Resilience Plan At Aug. 31 Virtual Meeting  [PaEN]

-- DEP Blog: To Lower Your Electricity Bills, Take A Three-Prong Approach

-- Penn State Students Aiding Project To Reduce Plastics In Tree Grow Tubes To Support Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Northern Lights Could Be Visible From PA The Next Few Nights

-- TribLive: Stargazers Across Western PA Could Catch Glimpse Of Northern Lights

-- Inquirer: In Search Of Pennsylvania’s Coolest Places In The Dog Days Of Summer

-- Dickinson College To Host International Climate Symposium Oct. 24-26  [PaEN]

-- Inquirer Guest Essay: I’m A Teen Worried About Climate, The New Climate, Energy Bill Doesn’t Do Enough, But It’s A Start

-- Penn State Extension Webinar: Home Brewers’ Guide To Private Well Or Spring Water Oct. 10 

-- Westmoreland Conservation District To Offer Forest Stewardship Workshop Sept. 24; Focus On Invasive Plants  [PaEN]

-- Reading Eagle: Albright College: Bats Are Back At Wertz’s Red Bridge In Berks County

-- The Express: Fish & Boat Commission To Provide Presentation On Reptiles, Amphibians In Fishing Creek Watershed Aug. 29 In Loganton, Clinton County

-- Fish & Boat Commission: Go On Mussel Field Survey, Learn About Mussel  Relocation Project [Videos] 

-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission: 60 Second Monthly Video Update

-- University Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny Conservation District Study Links Pittsburgh Urban Soil Contamination To Historical Air Pollution, Inversions  [PaEN]

-- Washington & Jefferson College Hosts Oct. 4 Exploring Local & Regional Opportunities For Hydrogen In Appalachia  [PaEN]

-- WHYY: PA Horticultural Society Pop Up Garden With ‘Gritty Margs,’ Mojitos, More Plants Than You Can Count

-- Courier Times: How Bucks County Farmers Are Dealing With Climate Change 

-- WTAJ: Lumber Heritage Region Announces Recipients Of Mini Grants To Support Education Programs On The Lumber Industry

-- Warren Times: Civilian Conservation Corps Contributions Remembered At Friday Event

-- Warren Times: Civilian Conservation Corps Service Changed Life’s Path For Edwin Zevotek

-- Inquirer: Union County Couple Making Interactive ‘Floating’ Maps Of Small-Town PA, See Towns Evolve Over Time

-- Carnegie Museum Of Natural History: Chimney Swift Conservation In Southwest PA; Contribute Your Sightings  [PaEN]

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Hummingbird Boom At Your Feeders Points To Migration Under Way

-- Reading Eagle: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Begins Fall Raptor Migration Count

-- Republican Herald - Tyler Frantz: Fall Raptor Migration Season Makes Hawk Mountain A High-Flying Destination

-- Reading Eagle: American Kestrels Studied At Rentschler Arboretum In Berks County

-- Warren Times: Audubon Community Nature Center To Host Monarch Butterfly Festival Aug. 27

-- Altoona Mirror: Little Bug, Big Trouble: Spotted Lanternflies ‘A Nuisance To The Public’

-- Spotlight PA: Spotted Lanternfly Squashing Was Once All The Rage In PA, Is That Zeal Fading?

-- Scranton Times: See It? Squish It? PA And Surrounding States Fighting The Invasive Spotted Lanternfly

-- TribLive - Mary Ann Thomas: Experts To Discuss Spotted Lanternfly Invasion At North Park, Allegheny County Aug. 22

-- Enter The Nature Conservancy’s Global 2022 Photo Contest, Deadline Aug. 31

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Hosts Sept. 17 Native Plant Sale 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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: August 21, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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