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Penn State Extension ‘Dive Deeper’ water educator program praised by state

Penn State Extension ‘Dive Deeper’ water educator program praised by state

May 13, 2019Penn State News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Extension’s “Dive Deeper – Youth Water Educators Summit” recently received a Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence, presented annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The recognition is the highest statewide honor bestowed upon businesses...

Litter continues to build up in Luzerne County

April 30, 2019Fox 56

WILKES-BARRE (WOLF) — If you live in Luzerne County, you’ve probably seen a lot of litter around the area lately. One organization saying its the most in the county in recent memory. Palmira Miller wants to keep Luzerne County clean....

Pennsylvania and the nation need nuclear power | Opinion

April 29, 2019Lehigh Valley Live

By Tom Ridge Pennsylvania and the nation need diverse energy resources to ensure our national security and global competitiveness’ and to maintain our leadership role around the world. As a former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. secretary of homeland security, I...

Chainsaw Safety Training set

April 17, 2019Wayne Independent

Upper Delaware River Region – Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Women and Their Woods graduates and guests, and Northern Tier Hardwoods Association on Saturday, May 4th from 9am-3pm in Lake Ariel, PA as we learn Chainsaw Safety with a Game...

Learn chain saw safety in Lake Ariel

April 12, 2019Pocono Record

The Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Women and Their Woods graduates and guests, and Northern Tier Hardwoods Association will hold a chain saw safety workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4 at Beaver Run Lane, Lake Ariel. The program will...

Next leg of Allegheny Township trail due for completion this summer

April 9, 2019Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Work on the next leg of the Wynn and Clara Tredway Trail could begin by the end of April. Allegheny Township officials plan to meet soon with PennDOT District 12 officials in Uniontown for a pre-construction meeting. The goal is...

With focus on the forest, Firth’s won two environmental awards

April 8, 2019Meadville Tribune

Troy Firth would probably not be the first to tell you he’s won two awards. He’s much more focused on the woods. To back up this diligence, the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association granted Firth its Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award. He also...

Tom Ridge: Nuclear power must be supported

April 3, 2019Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania and the nation need diverse energy resources to ensure our national security and global competitiveness and to maintain our leadership role around the world. As a former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. secretary of homeland security, I have come to...