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  • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – Day #3
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    February 6, 2019

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $250


    Designed to increase working-tree knowledge and professional arborist skills, successful completion of the four-day Arborist Short Course will prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, as well as improve their marketability.
     
    Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs, such as the Arborist Short Course.
     
    Course runs on Wed., Jan. 30, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM), Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

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  • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – Day #4
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    February 7, 2019

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $250


    Designed to increase working-tree knowledge and professional arborist skills, successful completion of the four-day Arborist Short Course will prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, as well as improve their marketability.
     
    Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs, such as the Arborist Short Course.
     
    Course runs on Wed., Jan. 30, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM), Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    February 7, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • Penn State Extension: Peanuts, Ethiopean Tomatoes, and Jicamas
    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    February 7, 2019

    1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

    1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

    Penn State Extension: Peanuts, Ethiopean Tomatoes, and Jicamas – $10


    What do peanuts, Ethiopean tomatoes, and jicamas have in common? All three edible plants can be grown in Berks County! Join us for Peanuts, Ethiopean Tomatoes, and Jicamas and become the talk of your neighborhood with these unusual plants growing in your garden.
     

    Learn how to grow and use unusual fruit, vegetables, and herbs such as sweet potatoes, artichokes, cardoon, elephant ears, figs and Meyer lemons in your home garden!
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/peanuts-ethiopean-tomatoes-and-jicamas.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    February 7, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • More events
    • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course - Day #4
      9:00 am-5:00 pm
      February 7, 2019
      112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402
      112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

      Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $250


      Designed to increase working-tree knowledge and professional arborist skills, successful completion of the four-day Arborist Short Course will prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, as well as improve their marketability.
       
      Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs, such as the Arborist Short Course.
       
      Course runs on Wed., Jan. 30, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM), Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).
       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

    • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      February 7, 2019

      Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


      The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

       
      The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

    • Penn State Extension: Peanuts, Ethiopean Tomatoes, and Jicamas
      7:00 pm-9:00 pm
      February 7, 2019
      1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533
      1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

      Penn State Extension: Peanuts, Ethiopean Tomatoes, and Jicamas – $10


      What do peanuts, Ethiopean tomatoes, and jicamas have in common? All three edible plants can be grown in Berks County! Join us for Peanuts, Ethiopean Tomatoes, and Jicamas and become the talk of your neighborhood with these unusual plants growing in your garden.
       

      Learn how to grow and use unusual fruit, vegetables, and herbs such as sweet potatoes, artichokes, cardoon, elephant ears, figs and Meyer lemons in your home garden!
       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/peanuts-ethiopean-tomatoes-and-jicamas.

    • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
      7:00 pm-8:00 pm
      February 7, 2019

      Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


      The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

       
      The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

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  • Penn State Extension: Turf & Ornamental Conference
    8:00 am-3:00 pm
    February 13, 2019

    S. Kemp Street and James Alley Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530

    S. Kemp Street and James Alley Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530

    Penn State Extension: Turf & Ornamental Conference – $60


    The Turf and Ornamentals Conference is an annual meeting that offers a chance to learn about topics that are important to the industry and network with your peers. Each participant will receive a handout folder with research-based publications relevant to your work. We are also planning a mini trade show to give you a chance to network with suppliers.
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/turf-ornamentals-conference.

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  • Great Backyard Bird Count
    All day
    February 15, 2019-February 18, 2019

    Great Backyard Bird Count – FREE


    We invite you to participate! For at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 15-18, 2019, simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world, for as long as you wish!
     
    Scientists use information from the Great Backyard Bird Count, along with observations from other citizen-science projects, to get the “big picture” about what is happening to bird populations. The longer these data are collected, the more meaningful they become in helping scientists investigate far-reaching questions!
     
    The Great Backyard Bird Count is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada and is made possible in part by founding sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited.

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  • Great Backyard Bird Count
    All day
    February 16, 2019-February 18, 2019

    Great Backyard Bird Count – FREE


    We invite you to participate! For at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 15-18, 2019, simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world, for as long as you wish!
     
    Scientists use information from the Great Backyard Bird Count, along with observations from other citizen-science projects, to get the “big picture” about what is happening to bird populations. The longer these data are collected, the more meaningful they become in helping scientists investigate far-reaching questions!
     
    The Great Backyard Bird Count is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada and is made possible in part by founding sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited.

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  • Great Backyard Bird Count
    All day
    February 17, 2019-February 18, 2019

    Great Backyard Bird Count – FREE


    We invite you to participate! For at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 15-18, 2019, simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world, for as long as you wish!
     
    Scientists use information from the Great Backyard Bird Count, along with observations from other citizen-science projects, to get the “big picture” about what is happening to bird populations. The longer these data are collected, the more meaningful they become in helping scientists investigate far-reaching questions!
     
    The Great Backyard Bird Count is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada and is made possible in part by founding sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited.

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  • Great Backyard Bird Count
    All day
    February 18, 2019-February 18, 2019

    Great Backyard Bird Count – FREE


    We invite you to participate! For at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 15-18, 2019, simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world, for as long as you wish!
     
    Scientists use information from the Great Backyard Bird Count, along with observations from other citizen-science projects, to get the “big picture” about what is happening to bird populations. The longer these data are collected, the more meaningful they become in helping scientists investigate far-reaching questions!
     
    The Great Backyard Bird Count is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada and is made possible in part by founding sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited.

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  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    February 21, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    February 21, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

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  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    February 28, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    February 28, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

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