Sunday, October 30, 2022

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

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

-- DCNR State Parks Fall Edition Of Their Environmental Education Newsletter Now Available  [PaEN]

-- Warren Times: Residents With Private Water Wells Encouraged To Attend Penn State Extension Program, Have Water Tested

-- Warren Times Editorial: Take Advantage Of Water Well Clinic, Test Your Water

-- TribLive: 4 Western PA Mayors Sign Monarch Pledge, Volunteers Sought To Help Save Butterflies, Other Pollinators

-- DEP Environmental Justice Newsletter: Grants Available, Cooking In A Healthy Kitchen, EV Grants Webinar, Help Wanted

-- NextPittsburgh: Forest Bathing Brings Japanese Wellness Trend To The Pittsburgh Woodlands

-- US Geological Survey Pennsylvania Waters Fall 2022 Newsletter Now Available  [PaEN]

-- Erie Times: Spooky Species: Don’t Let These Real PA Creatures Cross Into The Cryptid Class

-- Keep PA Beautiful Litter Hawk Youth Award Program Now Open!  Fun, Prizes & Litter Awareness For Grades K To 6  [PaEN]

-- CEOs For Sustainability Nov. 2 C-Suite Summit In Pittsburgh To Highlight Business Action Around Climate Change, Share New Insights On Regional Decarbonization Strategy [PaEN]

-- PennTAP: Get A Free Pollution Prevention & Energy Efficiency Assessment For Your PA Manufacturing Business  [PaEN]

-- South Mountain Partnership Nov. 4 Conewago Creek Walk & Talk Event, Adams County. 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.  

-- PUC Holding ‘Be Utility Wise’ Events Oct. 27 In Berks County, Nov. 9 In Cambria County

-- Penn State EarthTalk Oct. 31 On Engineering Enhanced Thin-Film Solar Cells, 4:00 p.m.

-- Still Time To Register!  Bucknell University River Symposium. Nov. 4-5 In Lewisburg

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Nov. 5 Eagle Day: A Golden Opportunity To See North America’s Largest Bird Of Prey

-- Warren Times: Audubon Nature Center First Sunday Storytime Nov. 6 Is Free

-- TribLive: Fundraiser To Help Vets, First Responders Through Outdoor Learning, Hunting Scheduled In Ross On Nov. 10

-- Penn State Institutes Of Energy & The Environment/ PA GreenGov Council Nov. 10 Webinar: Household Carbon Reduction - Building Sciences Connection. 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

-- Phipps Conservatory Native Plant And Sustainability Conference Nov. 12 In Pittsburgh. 9:45 a.m to 3:40 p.m.

-- TribLive: Penn Hills Shade Tree Commission Needs Volunteers For Planting In Allegheny County Nov. 12

-- South Mountain Partnership Nov. 13 Tending Change In Michaux State Forest Walk & Talk Event, Franklin County LTBA. Noon to 1:30 p.m.  

-- Penn State GIS Day Celebrating A World Of Possibilities Nov. 14-15

-- Southwestern PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable Nov. 15 Webinar: Unraveling The Ins And Outs Of Retro-Commissioning And Saving Energy. 11:00 a.m. to Noon.

-- PA Municipal League/Sustainable PA Nov. 15 In-Person/Virtual Fall Sustainability Conference, The Inn at Villanova University, Radnor, Delaware County. 8:30 to 4:00 p.m.

-- University of Pittsburgh Prof. Shanti Gamper-Rabindram On America’s Energy Future Nov. 15 At Riverstone Books In Pittsburgh, 6:00 p.m.

-- PA Solar Center Nov. 18 Webinar: PA Solar Guidebooks: Helping Landowners and Municipalities Navigate Solar Growth  [PaEN]

-- DCNR Issues 5th Weekly Fall Foliage Report - Sightseers Should Target SE PA For Best Color  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Researchers: Prescribed Fire Could Reduce Tick Populations, Pathogen Transmission

-- LancasterOnline: Millersville University Acknowledges Native Americans’ Stewardship Of Local Land

-- PA Parks & Forests Foundation Blog: What Is A Riparian Forest Buffer And Why Should You Care?  -  By Teddi Stark, DCNR Watershed Forestry Program Manager  [PaEN]

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Announces New Senior Education Internship [PaEN]

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Wildlife Winter Forecast - Squirrels Seem Confused, But Woolly Bears See Mild Season On The Way 

-- WeConservePA: DCNR Bureau Of Forestry Forest Fridays: How Do Animals Know When To Go? When To Stock Up For The Winter?

-- Williamsport Sun: Seven Mountains Audubon - A Look At The Many Songs Of The Year-Round Birds In PA

-- Nature At Risk: The American Bald Eagle Flies High Once More - By Carol Hillestad for Brodhead Watershed Association, Monroe County

-- Penn State’s Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center Breaks New Ground With Training Venomous Snakes

-- Delaware RiverKeeper: Help Save The Delaware River Atlantic Sturgeon

-- York Daily Record: Brian Whipkey: Bigfoot, Mountain Lions, Other Mythical Creatures: PA Officials Discuss What They Know

-- AP: Poll: Most In U.S. Want More Action On Climate Change

-- AP: UN Report: Climate Pollution Reductions ‘Highly Inadequate’

-- The Guardian: UN Finds ‘No Credible Pathway To 1.5C In Place’

-- Financial Times: World On Track For Up To 2.6C Temperature Rise By 2100, Reports UN

-- AP: Climate Questions: What’s Going On With Climate Change?

-- AP: Climate Questions: How Much Has The Climate Changed Already?

-- AP: Climate Questions: Who Is Most Vulnerable To Climate Change?

-- AP: Climate Questions: Why Do Small Degrees Of Warming Matter?

-- AP: Climate Questions: How Does Carbon Dioxide Trap Heat?

-- AP: Climate Questions: How Do We Know Humans Triggered Warming?

-- AP: Climate Questions: Who Are The Big Emitters Of Greenhouse Gases?

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: October 30, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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