UPDATE:

Amid the ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the Berks County Conservation District Board of Directors and Management have decided it is in the best interest of staff, their families and the public to have Conservation District staff start working remotely and reduce office hours. Effective March 23, 2020 until April 1, …

Continue reading

Share

2020 Seedling Sale Updates

Pre-Ordered Plant Pick-Up: April 17, 2020 from 3pm to 7pm In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, BCCD has opted to scale down our annual seedling sale event. Pre-ordered plants will be available for pick-up on Friday, April 17 from the hours of 3pm-7pm at the Berks County Agricultural Center. We WILL NOT be offering …

Continue reading

Share

Employment Opportunities

Berks County Conservation District has employment opportunities for an Agriculture Resource Conservationist and a Spotted Lanternfly Control and Outreach Assistant. For additional information and job descriptions, follow the links below.  To apply for either position, email your resume to Tammy Bartsch, tammy.bartsch@berkscd.com.  The deadline for resume submission is Friday, February …

Continue reading

Share

Berks County Conservation District Scholarship Program

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. Last year’s scholarship program awarded over $20,000 in scholarships! Several scholarships available, with a top award …

Continue reading

Share

Reissuance of PAG-02 NPDES General Permit

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE–On 12.07.2019, the Department of Environmental Protection published a final, reissued NPDES General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater Associated with Construction Activities (PAG-02) in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, which will become effective on December 8, 2019. All permittees currently working in the county of Berks under the NPDES PAG-02 …

Continue reading

Share

COMPLAINTS

To submit a complaint to the Berks County Conservation District, please dial 610-743-5390 to reach our new complaints hotline. The hotline is for all complaints handled by the district including: Erosion and sediment control issues Waterway/wetland encroachments Agricultural issues (manure, excess erosion) Mosquito related issues Please speak clearly, leaving your …

Continue reading

Share