Registration now open for our Back to Basics Soils Workshop! This FREE event is going to be held on Thursday, December 13th at the Doylesburg Community Center. Deadline to register is December 6th. Click here for more details.
A new grant program for farmers to implement nutrient and sediment best management practices has become available through the Pa. Department of Environmental Protection. The program is known as the Small Business Advantage Grant and a informational flyer is available here.
The Pa. Department of Agriculture has announced the latest round for the Resource Enhancement and Protection Program. They will begin accepting applications on August 6, 2018. For more information and to download the application you can visit the REAP program website.
What Does The Conservation District Do?
Implements soil and water conservation programs with various funding sources and partnerships. Duties include: Erosion and Sedimentation Controls, Nutrient Management/Act 38, Chesapeake Bay, Watershed, and Environmental Education. The Conservation District also conducts annual events such as the Envirothon (state and county), Eco-Days, tree seedling sales, school presentations, and many other activities.
Watch a short video about Conservation Districts.