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ESM Training Dates

2019 Training Dates and Locations have been finalized. 12 trainings will be held around the state based on requests and locations that have not held one in recent years. Please note that due to expected demand, these trainings will be larger and may require more travel than normal.

Course registration is required, no walk-ins allowed if training is at capacity.

You can register by clicking the course registration link at the left.


Dates and Locations

For additional information, directions, and recommended hotels, download the Regional ESM Brochure located on the main ESM Course page.

  • Washington/Greene Counties – March 26 & 27 – Tues/Wed
    • ​Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh-Meadow Lands, 340 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA  15301 Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 724-222-6200, @ $99/night, valid until Feb. 26th
  • Northampton/Lehigh/Carbon Counties – April 2 & 3 – Tues/Wed
    • ​Location: Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center, 300 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem, PA  18017  Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 610-866-5800, Dirt & Gravel Roads Training, direct link:  Dirt and Gravel- PSU @ $102/night, valid until March 13th
  • Westmoreland County – April 24 & 25 – Wed/Thurs
    • ​Location: Ramada Greensburg Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Ramada Inn Drive, Greensburg, PA  15601 Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 724-836-6060, Dirt & Gravel Roads Training, @ $99 /night, valid until April 15. 
  • Susquehanna County – May 8 & 9 – Wed/Thur
    • ​Location: Montrose Bible Conference Center, 218 Locust Street, Montrose, PA  18801 Directions
    • Suggested Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, 1561 Oliver Road, New Milford, PA  18834, Phone: 570-465-5544 Directions
  • Franklin/Adams Counties – May 21 & 22 – Tues/Wed
    • ​Location: Penn State Mont Alto Multi-Purpose Activities Center, 1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, PA 17237   Directions Campus Map
    • Suggested Hotel: Comfort Inn, 3648 Olde Scotland Road, Chambersburg, PA  17202, Phone: 480-676-5344 Directions
  • Lackawanna/Wyoming Counties – Jul 10 & 11 – Wed/Thur
    • ​Location: Lackawanna NRCS Office, Mayfield, 1300 Old Plank Road, Mayfield, PA  18433  Directions
    • Suggested Hotel: Hampton Inn Clarks Summit, 890 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, PA  18411, Phone: 570-586-1515 Directions
  • Warren/McKean Counties – August 21 & 22 – Wed/Thur
    • ​Location: Days Inn by Wyndham, 210 Ludlow Street, Warren, PA  16365 Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 814-726-3000, Dirt and Gravel Roads, @$93/night, valid until July 20th
  • Crawford/Mercer/Erie Counties – September 4 & 5 -- Wed/Thur
    • ​Location: Smith’s Country Gardens, 14289 PA - 198, Guys Mills, PA 16327 Directions
    • Suggested Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Meadville, 18240 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, PA 16335, Phone 814-724-6012 Directions
  • Tioga County – October 8 & 9 – Tues/Wed
    • ​Location: Deane Center, 104 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA  16901  Directions
    • Suggested Hotel: Penn Wells Lodge, 4 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA  16901, Phone: 570-724-3463, (rates are high due to Fall Foliage. Start at $139.99 - $209.95, book soon) Directions
  • Armstrong County – October 23 & 24 – Wed/Thur
    • ​Location: St. Mary’s Church, 361 N. Jefferson Street, Kittanning, PA  16201  Directions
    • Suggested Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites, 13 Hilltop Plaza, Kittanning, PA  16201 Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 724-543-5200, Dirt and Gravel Roads, @ $93, valid until Oct. 10
  • Columbia/Northumberland/Montour Counties – October 30 & 31 – Wed/Thur
    • ​Location: Pine Barn Inn, 43 Pine Barn Place, Danville, PA  17821 Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 570-275-2071, Dirt & Gravel Training, @ $115/+ tax per night, valid until September 30
  • Montgomery/Chester/Lancaster Counties – November 19 & 20 – Tues/Wed
    • ​Location: Hilton Garden Inn Exton/West Chester, 720 Eagleview Blvd East, Exton, PA  19341 Directions
    • Room Block: Phone: 610-458-8822, Dirt & Gravel Training, @ $129/night, valid until Nov. 5

Next Training Information

Washington/Greene Counties – March 26 & 27

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh-Meadow Lands
340 Racetrack Road
Washington, PA  15301