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Voices of Central Pennsylvania September 2015
In This Issue: September Public Meetings Calendar | Moral Hazard and Big 10 Climate Commitments | Superlatives overtake the airwaves | Yemen a hotspot in US-Iran power struggle | LAGuide to PetEuphoria | Jewelweed - A Gem in the Marsh | Poet of the Month ~ Julia Spicher Kasdorf | Musician Profile: Tyne Palazzi | Winter Outlook | Local Home-Scale Photovoltaic Solar | Finding Made-in-USA products | An Uncommon Fall Visitor | Advice to agripreneurs | PSU Should Apply Whole Systems-thinking | A Tale of Two Nittany Theatres | Ways Ferguson Township Can Protect Water

Penn State to restore Old Main frescoes

by Lewis Jillings Read more »

Sow the Grains of Knowledge: Organic Wheat, Spelt, Emmer & Einkorn Production

MILLHEIM, PA. [June 13, 2013] The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), the Organic Growers Research and Information-Sharing Network and Penn State Extension will present a Field Day on growing organic grain. This workshop is open for anyone with an interest in locally grown heritage grains, from growers to everyday consumers alike. Read more »

Statement: House Budget Locks in 85 Percent of Education Cuts

HARRISBURG, PA (June 12, 2013) – Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Sharon Ward issued the following statement on House passage of a 2013-14 budget bill (HB 1437) today:

“We are disappointed with the House budget. It reflects the wrong priorities for Pennsylvania. It chooses tax cuts for profitable corporations over funding for public schools and makes permanent almost 85 percent of the cuts enacted two years ago. Read more »

CRPR Summer Day Camps Begin Monday, June 17!

What are your children doing for the summer? Read more »

CRPR Marsh Mondays & Wetland Wednesdays

Ages 3-6 yrs.

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, 548 Puddintown Rd

Molly Hetrick,

Centre Region Parks & Recreation, 814-231-3071 to register

Classes held: 10:30 AM or 12:30 PM

June 12,           Animals Sounds

June 17,           Hungry Herbivores

June 19,           Summer Solstice

June 24,           Waters Wander Read more »

Garden behind a shop in Japan