What's New

This page summarizes the Center's latest news.  For all news, visit the News Archive.


June 3, 2020

List of attendees from past trainings. Townships in PA are required to have attended the ESM Course within the past 5 years in order to be eligible for Dirt and Gravel Road Program Funding. Download the updated list here...

June 2, 2020

In order to facilitate the June PA State Conservation Commission Call, the PSU Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies will be using Penn State’s Zoom Webinar System to host the call. Visit the SCC Meetings page for...

May 14, 2020

This new page summarizes the policy and educational material available related to replacing a stream crossing to address these issues in PA’s DGLVR Program. Visit the Stream Crossings Replacements page for detailed...

May 6, 2020

In order to facilitate the June PA State Conservation Commission Meeting, the PSU Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies will be using Penn State’s Zoom Webinar System to host the meeting. Visit the SCC Meetings page for...

April 14, 2020

The Center has put together a series of fillable “Standard Detail Sheets” for commonly used ESM practices such as underdrain, French mattress, road fill, etc. Download these documents here.

November 7, 2019

A recorded assessment training has been created to assist Conservation Districts wishing to start conducting assessments in their county.  The recorded assessment training is approximately 90 minutes in length, divided into several chapters, and...