Penn State Webinar Jan 25 to discuss green parking lot designs!
Join in on a webinar where our own Dave Skellie discusses zoning regulations in Millcreek township that now require 7% of new or reconstructed parking lots to be vegetated!
Did you know TREC houses a Natural History Museum with a collection of over 9,000 species of plants and animals?
Stop in for a private tour and check out the 2016 NHM annual report to see what's new!
Mark your calendars!
Save the date for this year's annual climate summit: Erie County Agriculture & Our Climate: The New Normal. We are currently soliciting a call for presenters to discuss topics such as buying local, urban gardening, backyard composting, and more.
This week in NIE:
Competitive NOAA Marine Debris grant was awarded to Erie's Public Schools. Unfortunately, the majority of almost 1,400 pounds of trash removed from Erie was single-use plastics.
The new Mid-Atlantic Field guide to AIS is here!
PA Sea Grant with funding from the Mid-Atlantic Panel on AIS has just released their newest aquatic invasive species identification book for the Mid-Atlantic region!
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) is a depository for natural history specimens collected primarily from northwest Pennsylvania. The collections include plants, fossils, mollusks, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.