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February 2015 NewsFlash

Penn State Extension Upcoming Events



The Pocono District of Penn State Extension, consisting of Carbon, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne Counties (District 9), has a website with information from all 4 counties.


4-H—4-H is open to youth ages 5—18 (unless otherwise noted).
1/17/15 – Winter is for the Birds workshop, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Milford; registration deadline is January 14
1/20/15 – Wild Acres 4-H Club meeting, 1:30 – 3:30 PM, Dingmans Ferry
1/30/15 – Rock Ridge Ranchers 4-H Club meeting, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Dingmans Ferry

Please “like” the Pike County 4-H facebook page

BETTER KID CARE (PROFESSIONAL CHILDCARE PROVIDER TRAINING)
WAYNE COUNTY—Honesdale, Penn State Extension Conference Room, 648 Park Street – Suite E
1/20/15 – Using Puppetry to Enhance Curriculum, 6:30 —8:30 PM, Registration deadline: Jan 18
PIKE COUNTY—Milford, Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad Street
2/2/15 – Childcare Provider Workshop: Bullies be Gone: Promoting Positive Social Emotional Development, 6:30 —8:30 PM, registration deadline: Jan 31

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
1/26/15 – Toss Your Hat in the Ring workshop, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Stroudsburg; Snow date is February 4; pre-registration is required
1/29/15 – Toss Your Hat in the Ring workshop, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Honesdale; Snow date is February 3; pre-registration is required
GREEN INDUSTRY
1/22/15 – 2015 Green Industry Winter Update, 1:00 –3:00 PM, Stroudsburg; Topics: Drift Control; Plant Galls of Ornamental Herbaceous and Woody Ornamentals; registration deadline is January 21

PLANTS / GARDENING
1/17/15 – Winter is for the Birds workshop, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Milford; registration deadline is January 14
1/31/15 – Banish Winter Blues with a Garden in the Snow workshop, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Milford; registration deadline is January 29
WEBINARS
1/13/15 – Forest Stewardship: Forestry Terminology: Jargon or Jive, 1:00 – 2:00 PM and 7:00—8:00 PM
1/13/15 – Northeast Woody/Warm-Season Biomass Consortium: Production, Technology, and Co-firing Economics, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
1/20/15 – Technology Tuesdays: LEED for Dairy and Livestock Facilities, 8:30 – 10:00 AM
1/21/15 – Land Use Decision-making: Using the Official Map for Your Community’s Infrastructure, 12:00 – 1:15 PM; registration deadline is May 20
1/22/15 – Tree Tenders Online Winter Training, 12:00 – 1:00 PM or 7:00 – 8:00 PM; registration deadline is January 18
1/28/15 – Water Resources: What Is Live Staking? An Easy and Affordable Method for Improving Stream Banks, 12:00 – 1:00 PM


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Check out our Calendar blog for events planned after this email was sent


If you do not find an event listed using the links (wording in blue, underlined) provided, please call the Penn State Extension Office in the county the event is located in.

Carbon Co: 570-325-2788 Monroe Co: 570-421-6430 Wayne Co: 570-253-5970, ext. 4110




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