Weather and Farmers Market Foods

August 3 to 9 is National Farmers Market Week! How does weather impact growth and harvest of fruits and vegetables?

Protect the Beach

Whether you live on the beach or 1000s of miles away, there are easy ways you can protect coastal water quality.

Water-Smart Gardening

Planting a water-smart garden with native plants can help you save water when temperatures heat up.

Hot Tips to Stay Cool

Memorial Day signifies the unofficial start of summer and onset of hot weather. Use these tips to stay cool.

Air Conditioning Check-Up

Spring is the perfect time to give your home cooling equipment a check-up before hot weather arrives.

National Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is April 25. Celebrate by learning about trees, volunteering or planting a tree at home!

A Pollen Explosion

A cold winter and late-season snow in some parts of the U.S. could mean a rough spring allergy season.

Fix a Leak

Chase down household leaks and fix them to save water and money during the Earth Gauge #FixALeak Week.

Guard Your Groundwater

Protect our water supplies during National Groundwater Awareness Week by saving water at home.

What Makes Wetlands Stink?

One of the most recognizable features of wetlands is their smell. What makes these areas so pungent?

What Are Headwater Streams?

Headwater streams are small streams or tributaries that carry water from the upper reaches of a watershed to a river.

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Participate in Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count to help scientists study winter bird populations:

Eyes on Central Pennsylvania Wildlife

WTAJ has partnered with the National Environmental Education Foundation and Project Noah to help show wildlife and the impacts of weather on living things in Central Pennsylvania.

America Recycles Day

Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a laptop for 5 hours! America Recycles Day is Nov 15.

Lighten Up (and Save)

Fall is a great time to replace traditional light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs. Save up to $50 per year.

Back to School

Headed back to school? Protect air quality, save energy and recycle for a healthier, greener school year.

Wetland Water Sources

What makes a piece of land a wet-land? Not all wetlands are wet for the same reason.

From the Trees to the Seas

Plant life along small streams starts a food chain that stretches all the way to the ocean.

Summer’s Sting

Buzz…sting…ouch! Why are yellow jackets more aggressive at this time of year?

Earth Gauge Tip of The Week - National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Are you ready for the kinds of severe weather that could impact the area where you live? National Severe Weather Preparedness Week takes place from Mar. 3-9, 2013. This is a great time for you and your family to “Be a Force of Nature” by learning the importance of planning for severe weather events and practicing how and where to take shelter before severe weather strikes.