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BCCD has recently made an update to our website!  All documents, publications and pages can be found in their previous locations and tabs.  We think the new look will make it easier for you to find what you are looking for and will allow us to provide you with better …

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Tree Seedling Sale – Now Taking Orders

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Although winter has just started, it is never too early to begin thinking about spring! The annual Berks County Conservation District’s Tree Seedling Sale for 2015 is now taking orders.  You can order tree seedlings now and pick them up at the Berks County Agricultural Center in April 2015. View …

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Berks County Conservation District Scholarship Program

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Berks County Conservation District Scholarship Program The Berks County Conservation District (BCCD) is accepting scholarship applications from High School seniors within Berks County, or current College or University students whose permanent residency is within Berks County. This year’s scholarship program will award over $10,000 in scholarships! There are seven scholarships ~ …

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SAVE THE DATE for February Workshop

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Innovative Ag Workshop – Growing Your Operation           Click on image for enlargement. FREE pig roast lunch will be provided by Mike Firestine. Registration for the workshop is free but required by January 13, 2015. Please register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YWSNYBT Or by contacting Deborah Winkler at 610-372-4657 …

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Plant a tree, send someone to college

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  Courtesy of the Reading Eagle-Berks Country | There are many good reasons to plant a tree. Here’s another: a seedling sale that generates scholarship funds. Field Notes: Plant a tree, send someone to college Wednesday November 26, 2014 12:01 AM By Steve Miller It can actually be that simple. The …

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Invasive Insect Found in Berks County

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On Sept. 22, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, confirmed the presence the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula, (WHITE)) in Berks County, as part of its responsibility to identify plants/weeds, insects and mites, nematodes, fungi, bacteria and viruses that impact Pennsylvania’s natural resources, flora …

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