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2018

NPR, State Impact covers our shale-gas reclamation research with PADCNR, Bureau of Forestry
September 11, 2018
The Mock Pad Project is a collaborative effort between the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry and Penn State to demonstrate how shale-gas development, and similar forest disturbances, can be reclaimed.
SOILS 499A/B heads to Wexford, Ireland
June 11, 2018
Dr. Drohan's course on the co-evolution of soil and civilization visited Wexford, Ireland this May for its embedded course component.
SOILS 404 educates Philadelphia students about SOILS!
April 25, 2018
Dr. Patrick Drohan and Dr. Heather Gall received a grant (the Harbaugh faculty scholar award) from the College of Agriculture at Penn State to collaborate on urban green infrastructure education via their classes. As part of this grant's activities, Dr. Drohan's SOILS 404 (Urban Soils) class visited Greenfield Elementary School this past week to speak to 5th graders about soil and why it matters to people in cities.
Lab Member Nico Navarro's World Soils Day podcast
February 23, 2018
Lab member Nico Navarro shared his story about soils and why he thinks they are important enough to study for his Master's Degree in Soil Science. We are proud to have him working in our lab at Penn State!