Land-Use Webinar Series to Start Jan. 16

1/12/2013 7:00 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new series of Web-based seminars offered by Penn State Extension will cover issues related to land use.

Kicking off Jan. 16, the hourlong, monthly webinars will be offered twice on a Wednesday — at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. — with time for questions and answers.

The Jan. 16 session, “Planning in Pennsylvania: Land Use, Communities and Beyond,” will be moderated by Peter Wulfhorst, Extension educator based in Pike County.

Later webinars will cover the following topics:

Feb. 20: How Pre-emption of Zoning and Other Local Controls Impacts Planning.

March 20: Renewable Energy Implementation and Land Use Regulations — Is There Conflict?

April 17: Developing More Effective Citizen Engagement: A How-To Guide for Community Leaders.

May 15: Low Impact Development and Smart Growth: How Are They Best Integrated and Utilized in Our Communities?

Cost for the entire series is $25, and registrants can watch as few or as many webinars as they like.

For more information, contact Jeff Himes, Extension educator based in Tioga County, at 570-724-9120 or jhimes<\ //

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