Penn State Extension events for March 1 - 15, 2018
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger program, Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. This program is for adults 40 and older. Commit to growing stronger and feeling better about yourself. StrongWomen™ is a safe, effective strength-training and nutrition education program. Classes will begin on March 1, 2018 and continue for 10 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays until May 24, 2018, 4:45 – 5 45PM. The cost is $95 for 20 classes and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, visit https://extension.psu.edu/strongwomen-growing-stronger or call toll free 877-345-0691. Phone or online registration is required to ensure minimum participation and to avoid cancellation. For content information, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu
3/3/17 – Hardscaping: Walls, Paths and Water Features, Saturday, March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St, Milford, PA 18337. Cost: $10. Presented by Geoff Greulich from Screamin’ Junipers Landscape Construction. Learn how hardscaping can transform your garden by bringing visual interest, beauty and purpose! This session will include ideas, inspiration and guidance on a DIY project. To register, visit http://www.cvent.com/events/master-gardener-hardscaping-walls-paths-water-features/event-summary-c74993bb712545089f60727d54719e86.aspx or call toll free 877-345-0691. Phone or online registration is required to ensure minimum participation and to avoid cancellation. For content information and to receive our 2018 Ready? Set… Garden!! brochure, email PikeExt@psu.edu or call 570-296-3400.
3/8/18 - Green Industry Update webinar, 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Cost: $15. Learn and earn pesticide recertification credits from the comfort of your home or office! This webinar offers Pennsylvania commercial, public, and private applicators the opportunity to earn Core and Category credits towards pesticide recertification. Recorded Webinar Available. For detailed information or to register, visit https://extension.psu.edu/green-industry-update-webinar or call toll free 877-345-0691. Phone or online registration is required by March 15, 2018 to ensure minimum participation and to avoid cancellation.
3/10/18 – Growing Vegetables and Herbs workshop, 9:00 AM -12:00PM, Penn State Extension, Monroe County 724 Phillips St, Ste 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Topics presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Monroe County are: Discuss the advantages of raised bed gardens; Plan the layout and construction of raised beds; Learn about Extension solutions to common vegetable garden problems ; and Explore research-based tips to solve problems caused by common garden pests, diseases, etc. Cost: $5.00. Bring your own coffee mug and/or water bottle. Registration is requested by March 9. Register by calling 1-877-345-0691 or self-register online at https://extension.psu.edu/growing-vegetables-herbs? For more information call 570-421-6430 or email MonroeExt@psu.edu Walk-ins will be welcome at this workshop (check or cash only).
3/13/18 - Technology Tuesday webinar: Out with the Old, In with the New: Is It Feasible?, 8:30 - 10:00 AM (EDT/EST). The presenters are Dan McFarland and John Tyson. This series of free webinars is geared toward dairy producers, employees, and agribusiness professionals. All webinars are from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST) and will be recorded for viewing at a later date. For more information or to register for any webinar in this series visit https://extension.psu.edu/technology-tuesdays.
3/13/18 - PA Forests webinar: Restoration of Degraded Forests, 12:00 - 1:00 PM and 7:00 to 8:00 PM (EDT/EST). This presentation will address how to identify woodlots that have been degraded in the past, and management options to salvage or restore the health, quality, and productivity of these woodlots to more functional forest ecosystems. The presenter is Kimberly Bohn, Forestry Educator, Penn State Extension. Visit http://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/centers/private-forests/outreach/pa-forests-web-seminar-center or contact Allyson Muth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-865-3208 for more information. Visit https://meeting.psu.edu/PAForestWeb/ to view either presentation.
3/13/18 – 5/17/18 - StrongWomen/Growing Stronger program, St. Peter’s Community Resource Center, 177 Main Road, Lehighton (Weissport) PA 18235. This program is for adults 40 and older. Commit to growing stronger and feeling better about yourself. StrongWomen™ is a safe, effective strength-training and nutrition education program. Classes will begin on March 13, 2018 and continue for 10 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays until May 17th, 2018, 9:00 – 10 AM or 1:00 – 2:00 PM. The cost is $95 for 20 classes and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, visit https://extension.psu.edu/strongwomen-growing-stronger or call toll free 877-345-0691. Phone or online registration is required by March 6 to ensure minimum participation and to avoid cancellation. For content information, call 570-325-2788 or email Kab62@psu.edu.
3/14/18 - Land Use Decision-making webinar: Community Heart & Soul: Engaging Residents through the Humanities to Find What Matters Most, 12:00 - 1:15 PM (EDT/EST). A planner is instrumental in taking all of the resources available within and helping a community to fulfill its long-term vision. This process is not easy, considering one of the community’s biggest assets is people. Not all residents feel their opinions count. Using the humanities, Community Heart & Soul offers practical examples and hands-on tools to successfully find, engage, and take action on what matters most to people in a community. Fee for the series: non-credit registration - $40/person; RLA Credit Registration - $45; Professional Engineer or AICP Professional Planer credit registration $75/person. Register online at https://extension.psu.edu/land-use-webinar by May 15. Upon receipt of payment links to the previous recorded webinars will be provided.
3/15/18 - Research on Natural Gas Foam as a Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid, 1:00 - 2:00 PM (EDT/EST). Griffin Beck, Research Engineer, Propulsion & Energy Machinery, Southwest Research Institute, will discuss research into natural gas foam as a hydraulic fracturing fluid in place of water. The primary benefit of this research is the ability to utilize natural gas as the primary fracturing fluid, thus, reducing water use. There is no fee to attend this event; however, pre-registration is required by 1:30 PM, March 15, 2018. Visit https://extension.psu.edu/research-on-natural-gas-foam-as-a-hydraulic-fracturing-fluid to register. For more information contact Carol Loveland at 570-320-4429 or email@example.com