Employment Opportunity

The Berks County Conservation District is seeking an Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for all the secretarial and receptionist duties. Currently, the position is part-time (30 – 32 hours per week) with the potential to be become full-time in 2020. A minimum of one year experience in office support …

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SPORTING CLAY FUNDRAISER

The Berks County Conservation District is hosting a Sporting Clay Fundraiser on Saturday, September 7, 2019 to benefit the Berks County Envirothon! Location: M&E Sporting Clays, 1414 Moselem Springs Road, Hamburg, PA 19526 Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019 Time: Registration begins promptly at 1:00pm. Shooting will begin following registration of …

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2019 Berks County SWP Program Logo Contest

Can you help the Berks County Source Water Protection Program find its new logo? Design a logo and win up to a $1000.00 in scholarship money for your schooling! Contest Details: Scholarship Prize – $1000.00 for 1st Place, $300.00 for 2nd Place, $200.00 for 3rd Place. Contestant Eligibility – Any Berks …

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Flooding and Maintenance of Pennsylvania Streams

The PADEP has recently published information on maintaining streams on your property, including a fact sheet on emergency removal of debris from streams and advice on flood prevention and management. This information is especially useful in light of recent rainfall and flooding events across Berks County during the summer of …

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Next round of REAP: August 6th, 2018

The next round of REAP is scheduled to begin August 6th, 2018. What’s new for 2018: Cover Crops – Farmers can now apply for up to 3 years of proposed cover crop plantings. In addition, applicants are eligible to receive credits on the same acreage more than once. Applicants are no longer …

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Trout in the Classroom

The Berks County Conservation District is partnering with the Trout Unlimited Tulpehocken Chapter to sponsor a Trout in the Classroom program in every School District in Berks County! Trout in the Classroom is a Trout Unlimited program that provides schools with aquarium equipment, assistance with set up, faculty training, and live …

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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 $15,000 in scholarships! Several scholarships available! Submit your completed application on or …

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