How clean are our local waterways? Who is in charge of protecting our streams, rivers, and lakes from pollution? Take a quick quiz to see just how much you know about water protection & pollution. AND get the details on an important opportunity to help wildlife.
Shipboard Science Workshop July 8-14, 2017
Be one of the 15 educators who experience this once in a lifetime professional development opportunity as you travel Lake Huron on a research vessel, living and working alongside Great Lakes Scientists. Applications are due February 27th!
New Millcreek Township Zoning Regulations for parking lots
PA Sea Grant worked with Millcreek township to adopt an ordinance that now requires at least 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.
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.