This photo was taken during a program offered by the Tiadaghton State Forest staff, titled "Marcellus Shale and Natural Gas Development on Pennsylvania State Forest Lands."  The program was part of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Eastern Section Conference.  These wellheads, nicknamed Christmas trees, are on a pad in the Tiadaghton State Forest.  Visit the PA DCNR website to learn morem about Natural Gas Development and State Forests.



Marcellus Shale Wellheads in Tiadaghton State Forest

NASA Announces Summer Learning Opportunities for Middle School Students

NASA has unveiled plans for its 2013 Summer of Innovation project, which challenges middle school students across the United States to share in the excitement of scientific discovery and space exploration through unique, NASA-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) opportunities.  Information about NASA opportunities during the 2013 Summer of Innovation can be found at:

2013 Hurricane Webinar Series for Educators

Join Dr. Rick Knabb for a look at the challenges of forecasting Hurricane Sandy

Please join the Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) team at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography for the 2013 Hurricane Educators Webinar Series.  This series of three, 1-hour webinars will focus on current topics in tropical cyclones and preparation for the upcoming 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

This photo was taken during a visit to Centralia, PA, on September 24, 2010.  The view is from one of the former streets of this former town, looking northeast towards the mountains.

To view information about Pennsylvania's wind farms, please visit:

A Line of Wind Turbines