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Parkway Jewish Center will host nature lecture

| Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, 12:24 p.m.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Hemlock Trees line the Slippery Rock Creek through McConnells Mill State Park. Hemlock Woolly Adelgid is threatening Pennsylvania's state tree. Penn State Extension Urban Forester Brian Wolyniak will host a lecture on Pennsylvania trees on Jan. 17 in Penn Hills.

The Parkway Jewish Center in Penn Hills will host a Jan. 17 lecture on Tu Bishvat, the Jewish holiday known as the New Years for the Trees.

The holiday is tied to the agricultural cycle in Israel, and the lecture will take place at 7:15 p.m. at the center, located at 300 Princeton Drive.

Brian Wolyniak, an urban forester with the Penn State Extension and Allegheny County Office, will speak about trees in Pennsylvania and the greater region. The lecture will follow the 6 p.m. Friday night services. It is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit Parkwayjewishcenter.org or call 412-823-4338.

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