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.
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
Various Community Service Opportunities
Watershed Group Organization and Assistance
10 Nickman Plaza, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
Phone: (724) 438-4497 Fax: (724) 437-2914