BCCD Accepting Resumes for Open Position

Employment Opportunity

The BCCD is currently accepting resumes for an open Urban Resource Conservationist position.   Click here for more information. Interested applicants should submit a resume to the Berks County Conservation District either by mail to 1238 County Welfare Road, Suite 200, Leesport, PA 19533, fax at 610-478-7058 or e-mail to tammy.bartsch@berkscd.com, …

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New Conservation Guides Available to Download

Green Guides

BCCD’s partners at the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary-Schuylkill Action Network and the Philadelphia Water Department have released helpful guides for various types of landowners.  These guides provide information to farmers, businesses, homeowners, and municipalities about ways to conserve our water and soil resources.  BCCD normally keeps a limited supply …

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New Source Water Protection Video & Conference

Source Water protection

Earlier this month, Tioga County Conservation District produced two educational videos as part of their Water Resources Education Network (WREN) Watershed Education Grant. Below is one of the videos that Tioga County produced – Clean Water Solutions for Municipalities – Tioga County, PA and Beyond (9 min. 15 seconds). The below video describes …

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Northern Long Eared Bat

Northern Long eared bat

On April 2, 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published notice in the Federal Register of its decision to protect the Northern Long-eared Bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as a threatened species with an interim 4(d) rule under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), primarily due to the threat posed by …

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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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