2018 Get Outdoors PA Exchange - Danville

Get Outdoors PA Exchange September 18/The Montour Preserve/EEC Free. CEUs $5

 

8:30 am   
Networking & Refreshments
Opportunity to network with local, regional and statewide partners. 

9:00 am
Welcome & Introductions
Niki Tourscher, PRPS will provide an overview of Get Outdoors PA.

9:15 am
Spotted Lantern Fly 

Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF presents a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood and nursery industries, which collectively are worth nearly $18 billion to the state's economy.
The public can do a great deal to stop the spread of this invasive insect. Learn more during this learning session, including how to identify spotted lanternfly, its impacts to local industry and communities, the current quarantine area in Pennsylvania, and actions you can take to help stop the spread. 
Speakers: Dr. Carla Burkle, Penn State Extension Educator, Cumberland County

10:30 am 
Archery Presentation & Demo

The National Archery in the Schools Program is for grades 4 through 12 and teaches students how to safely shoot a bow.  The program provides step by step instruction by teaching the fundamentals of the sport of archery.  The Pennsylvania Game Commission would like to invite you to check out this program and what it can offer your community!
Speaker: Todd Holmes, Shooting Sports Outreach Coordinator with the PA Game Commission

12:00 pm
Lunch 

Great opportunity for participants to network with community and flagship partner representatives. 

12:30 pm
Forest Therapy 

Have you encountered the term "Forest Bathing?" and wondered what exactly it is?  In this presentation you will learn about the practice of forest bathing in the western hemisphere by two Certified Forest Therapy guides who lead people on gentle immersions into the natural world here in Central Pennsylvania. Nature and Forest therapy facilitates healing by deepening connections between people and the more than human world.     
Speakers: Lucy Heggenstaller, MSW LCSW Certified Forest Therapy Guide 
                 Rev. Beth Jones, Certified Forest Therapy Guide   

1:30 pm
Forest Therapy Walk 

Guides: Lucy Heggenstaller, MSW LCSW Certified Forest Therapy Guide 
              Rev. Beth Jones, Certified Forest Therapy Guide   

2:30 pm
Adjourn

Event is free, lunch is included. CEUs are $5. 

 

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When
9/18/2018 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where
Montour Preserve/Environmental Education Center 700 Preserve Road Danville, PA 17821

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