Monday, December 5, 2016

Penn State Extension is offering an innovative new mobile device application — or app — called “H2OSolutions,” to help private water system owners and professionals evaluate wells, springs and cisterns.
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WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.

Registration is open for two free webinars on water well construction and water testing in proximity to hydraulic fracturing being offered by the National Ground Water Association.

From now through May 21, the National Archives is commemorating the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s Mother’s Day Proclamation.

A Braxton daughter topped the 2014 Pa. Holstein Convention Sale with a bid of $19,000.

Liming is not new science, back in 1760 George Washington was adding marl, a source of calcium carbonate, to his farmland as a way...

Pa. center working to certify ‘responsible development’ of shale resources.

The Ohio Wildlife Council received proposed changes to several species designations, including bobcats, as well as potential dates for the upcoming fall hunting seasons Jan. 8.

A new online interactive map, which provides valuable information on all aspects of hunting and fishing adventures in the Mountain State, is now available.
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