SPORTING CLAY FUNDRAISER

The Berks County Conservation District is hosting its 2nd Annual Sporting Clay Fundraiser on Saturday, September 25, 2020 to benefit the Berks County Envirothon! Location: M&E Sporting Clays, 1414 Moselem Springs Road, Hamburg, PA 19526 Date: Saturday, September 25, 2020 Time: Registration begins promptly at 1:00pm. Shooting will begin following …

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BCCD Accepting Electronic Plan Submissions:

Due to the continuing COVID-19 Pandemic and the current work-from-home restrictions, the Berks County Conservation District will now be accepting electronic plan submissions. Please call Berks County Conservation District’s main line 610.372.4657 for additional information about submitting a plan electronically for review. Applicants and consultants: this guide provides additional information …

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PaDEP Instructional Videos for Chapter 105 e-Permitting Registration

Explore PaDEP’s webpage with instructional videos to assist Applicants and Consultants in registering for Chapter 105 e-Permitting. Applicants/owners utilize this video to assist in registering as an Electronic Filing Adminstrator (EFA). Employees who are not the EFA (i.e. consultants or other users needing to register for their client) may utilize this video to assist …

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Press Release: $2.2 Million Awarded to Berks County Farms

Agricultural Best Management Practice (BMP) Implementation in the Chesapeake Bay The Berks County Conservation District is excited to announce good news is on the way for Berks County farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Last week, the Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) awarded more than $200 million for the Regional …

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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 May 8, …

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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 …

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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 …

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