Past Events: Penn State Energy and Environment Calendar Archive

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 All day  Bellefonte Art Museum  Full details
"Entwined Worlds" offers a thought-provoking exploration of the intricate relationships of life on Earth. It highlights the profound connections between humans, insects, society, art, medicine, and the environment. The exhibit runs from July 5, 2024 to August 25, 2024 at the Bellefonte Art Museum.

 6:30 – 8:00pm  Online  Full details
The agroforestry practice of forest farming involves cultivating non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in forests to produce edible and medicinal crops for personal use and/or income. Join us to learn about harvesting mushrooms in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region. Event Details Attend this free 1.5-hour webinar to learn from Penn State experts about the fascinating world of forest farming and mushroom harvesting. About the Webinar Series
 All day  Saint Paul RiverCentre  Full details
The Water Science Conference (WaterSciCon) brings the water community together every two years to share research, collaborate, and plan for the future. WaterSciCon 2024 will be held the week of 23 June 2024 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The theme of the meeting is Catalyzing Collaboration and our goal is for every attendee to leave with new collaborators, networks, tools, and/or approaches, enhancing their contributions across their own portfolio of research, education, service, and/or agency mission.

 All day  Saint Paul RiverCentre  Full details
The Water Science Conference (WaterSciCon) brings the water community together every two years to share research, collaborate, and plan for the future. WaterSciCon 2024 will be held the week of 23 June 2024 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The theme of the meeting is Catalyzing Collaboration and our goal is for every attendee to leave with new collaborators, networks, tools, and/or approaches, enhancing their contributions across their own portfolio of research, education, service, and/or agency mission.

 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
There is a lot to answer about anaerobic digestion for stakeholders, so team members asked farmers, digester developers, operators, government regulators, policy makers, and utility companies what they needed to know. Join our panel of experts from the C-CHANGE project to answer stakeholder questions on feedstocks, biogas production, policy, economics, and life-cycle analysis. Event Details Attend this hour-long free webinar to get the answers to essential questions stakeholders need to know.
 All day  Saint Paul RiverCentre  Full details
The Water Science Conference (WaterSciCon) brings the water community together every two years to share research, collaborate, and plan for the future. WaterSciCon 2024 will be held the week of 23 June 2024 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The theme of the meeting is Catalyzing Collaboration and our goal is for every attendee to leave with new collaborators, networks, tools, and/or approaches, enhancing their contributions across their own portfolio of research, education, service, and/or agency mission.

 All day  Saint Paul RiverCentre  Full details
The Water Science Conference (WaterSciCon) brings the water community together every two years to share research, collaborate, and plan for the future. WaterSciCon 2024 will be held the week of 23 June 2024 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The theme of the meeting is Catalyzing Collaboration and our goal is for every attendee to leave with new collaborators, networks, tools, and/or approaches, enhancing their contributions across their own portfolio of research, education, service, and/or agency mission.

 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
Discover the future of solar leasing with a groundbreaking approach designed to empower landowners and farmers. Say goodbye to vast acreages and hello to flexibility with our innovative merchant generator and community solar leasing options. Explore how you can maximize your land's potential while embracing sustainability. Join us as we unveil a new era in solar leasing. Event Details Tune in to our free one-hour webinar featuring insights from Penn State Extension experts on the future of solar leasing!
 11:00am – 12:00pm  Online  Full details
2024 Women Advancing River Research Seminar Series All seminars will be presented online live at 11:00 a.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month. Seminar recordings will be posted later. Please register in advance for all talks. Unravelling Water Pathways and Their Impact on Water Quality Dynamics Julia L. A. Knapp, Durham University (United Kingdom) Catalina Segura, Oregon State University (U.S.)

 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
Advice from the Deep Woods: Special Subject Discussion - Non-Timber Forest Products will use your questions and scenarios pitched to a panel of Forestry and Wildlife Extension Educators and Faculty to dive deeper into single, specific topic areas related to forestry and wildlife. In this session, we want you to bring your questions and scenarios related to non-timber forest products – cultivation, planting, management, harvesting, and whatever perspective you bring to this issue. Event Details

 6:00 – 7:00pm  Online  Full details
Reducing stormwater runoff, minimizing water pollution, conserving water, and supporting wildlife and pollinators are essential components of creating healthy, watershed-friendly properties. These focus areas are central to the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Watershed-Friendly certification, developed in collaboration with the Nurture Nature Center. Native plants are integral to the certification criteria due to the numerous benefits they offer.

 4:30 – 5:30pm  100 Thomas Building  Full details
John Warner, president and CEO of The Technology Greenhouse and co-founder of the field of green chemistry, will present the fifth quadrennial Whitmore Lecture on Chemistry Education and Public Policy at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2024, in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus. The lecture, titled “Green Chemistry: The Missing Elements,” is free and open to the public.

 All day  Toftrees Golf Resort  Full details
Join us for ACAP Ag Conservation Con, a professional development conference tailored for individuals working in agriculture conservation. Ideal for Conservation District Employees, Ag Conservation Professionals, and anyone associated with ACAP or other conservation financial assistance programs. Stay updated on ACAP and other financial assistance programs, refresh your engineering skills, learn about changes to Manure Management Plans, improve resource concern identification, and enhance skills for working with farmers and ag producers.

 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
Communities across the globe are discovering widespread environmental contamination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as "forever chemicals." These persistent chemicals present major challenges to environmental and public health agencies, scientists, and the public, who are working to remediate pollution and minimize exposure. The US has recently adopted enforceable drinking water standards for six PFAS chemicals. In this Water Cooler Talk, environmental toxicologist and public health researcher Dr.
 All day  Toftrees Golf Resort  Full details
Join us for ACAP Ag Conservation Con, a professional development conference tailored for individuals working in agriculture conservation. Ideal for Conservation District Employees, Ag Conservation Professionals, and anyone associated with ACAP or other conservation financial assistance programs. Stay updated on ACAP and other financial assistance programs, refresh your engineering skills, learn about changes to Manure Management Plans, improve resource concern identification, and enhance skills for working with farmers and ag producers.

 All day  Toftrees Golf Resort  Full details
Join us for ACAP Ag Conservation Con, a professional development conference tailored for individuals working in agriculture conservation. Ideal for Conservation District Employees, Ag Conservation Professionals, and anyone associated with ACAP or other conservation financial assistance programs. Stay updated on ACAP and other financial assistance programs, refresh your engineering skills, learn about changes to Manure Management Plans, improve resource concern identification, and enhance skills for working with farmers and ag producers.

 All day  Huck Life Sciences Building  Full details
The One Health Microbiome Symposium is the second biennial symposium hosted by the One Health Microbiome Center, one of the largest and most active interdisciplinary microbiome centers. Join us May 30-31st, 2024 at the University Park Campus of The Pennsylvania State University.

 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
Many conventional oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania are on private land. Landowners who host these wells may want to consider the future of these wells and the liability they might have. Pennsylvania has a record amount of funding to plug older wells, but often it will require some cooperation from landowners who host these wells. Landowners may be able to locate where roads are temporarily constructed and how the infrastructure that is attached to these wells are handled.
 All day  Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center  Full details
The Pennsylvania State Data Center serves as Pennsylvania's official source of population and economic statistics. In addition to acting as Pennsylvania's liaison to the Census Bureau, the PaSDC is the state's representative to the Federal-State Cooperative Programs for Population Estimates and for Population Projections.
 All day  Huck Life Sciences Building  Full details
The One Health Microbiome Symposium is the second biennial symposium hosted by the One Health Microbiome Center, one of the largest and most active interdisciplinary microbiome centers. Join us May 30-31st, 2024 at the University Park Campus of The Pennsylvania State University.