What is a Conservation District?
A Conservation District is a legal subdivision of state government, responsible under state law for conservation work within its boundaries. The boundaries in Pennsylvania are along county lines. The purposes of conservation districts are:
- To focus attention on land, water, and related resource problems.
- To develop programs to solve such problems.
- To enlist and coordinate assistance from all public and private sources
that can contribute to accomplishing the district goals.
- To make all citizens aware of the interrelationship between human
activities and the natural environment.
- Conservation Plan Development
- County Envirothon
- Dirt and Gravel Road Program for municipalities
- Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution Control Plan Review and Inspections
- Environmental Education Programs/ Presentations
- Fayette County Children’s Water Festival
- Fayette County Ag Fest
- Nutrient Management
- Technical Assistance
- Various Community Service Opportunities
- Watershed Group Organization and Assistance