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Year-Round Gardening

Tips for Fertilizing Your Lawn

Learn how to keep your lawn vibrant through the summer with fertilizer.

5/3/24 | 3m 21s

 

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Year-Round Gardening

Tips for reading seed packets

A seed packet doesn’t just hold your seeds – it also tells you vital information to help your plants thrive.

4/23/24 | 2m 42s

 

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A Season at Shaver’s Creek

Winter: Sledding mink, muskrats & dabbling mallards

See what the Shaver’s Creek trail cam captured this winter.

4/3/24 | 4m 39s

 

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I’m Your Neighbor

Emily Cooper: Face Painting, Holiday Storefronts & More

Emily Cooper shares how a one-off face painting gig led to a new business.

3/22/24 | 4m 13s

 

 

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Arts, Music, and Food

World Kitchen

World Kitchen is a free interactive cooking class presented on Zoom so that you can follow along to create the recipe with each guest chef.

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Pennsylvania Makers

Pennsylvania Makers features local artists showcasing their unique talent and creativity.

Metronome from The Attic

METRONOME

METRONOME features local performing artists and groups from a variety of genres playing in their own environments throughout Central Pennsylvania.

In Their Own Words Podcast

Interviews and conversations with musicians from the African Diaspora regarding their impact on American music.

Outdoors

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A Season at Shaver’s Creek

A recap of wildlife captured on Shaver’s Creek’s trail cameras across the seasons, with commentary from Wildlife Program Coordinator Alex Suleski.

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Adventures in Privy Digging

Houtzdale resident Frank Harchak shares his passion for digging up old outhouses.

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Bicycling for Beginners

This series guides new and returning cyclists through topics like bike safety, general maintenance, how to change a flat tire on the trail, and more.

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Wonders of the Night Sky

Stargazing tips, insights and more for beginning and veteran astronomers and anyone curious about the Wonders of the Night Sky.

Community

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I’m Your Neighbor

Get to know some of the remarkable people who call central Pennsylvania home.

PA Local

PA Local Podcast

A new podcast from WPSU shining a light on the workings of local government and the services that it provides with the taxes we all pay.

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WPSU Digital Shorts

Short digital stories highlighting the arts, culture, science and activities in central Pennsylvania and beyond.

Education and Science

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Past PA

Past PA illuminates the history of Pennsylvania and brings a deeper understanding of important events and individuals throughout the Commonwealth’s history.

Mission: Materials Science

Learn how materials science and engineering is at work all around you.

Reach Podcast

Reach Podcast

Telling the stories of researchers, their studies, and how their work impacts you and the world you live in.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

Dig into ancestry with genetics and genealogy.

Elena Zavala

Women in Science Profiles

WiSci Files features local women with careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

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SciTech Now

SciTech Now captures the latest breakthroughs in science and technology.

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Science-U

Science-U is a summer camp at Penn State University exploring every inch of the universe!

Geospacial Revolution

Geospatial Revolution

Learn about how location-based technologies and geospatial information influence nearly everything.

 

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